Within days of the breakup of their cooperation, Emma Raducanu’s ex-coach already does have a new player to work with. According to reports, Dmitry Tursunov made the decision to terminate his collaboration with the 19-year-old. And afterward saw Olympic gold medalist Belinda Bencic before the Guadalajara WTA 1000.
As her association with Tursunov officially ended this week, Raducanu decided to part ways with her fourth coach in 15 months. This time was reportedly a Russian choice. The pair began playing together at the start of the North American hard-court season, and they had some impressive results.
She defeated Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka in Cincinnati to advance to the Korea Open semifinals at the age of 19. Nevertheless, following their breakup, which has been made public earlier this week, the No.68 is no longer collaborating with the Russian.
In addition, Raducanu stated that during the off-season, she will collaborate with personal trainer Jez Green.
Bencic and Tursunov were spotted working together in Mexico, implying that Tursunov had already attracted a new customer. Next week in Guadalajara is the start of the season’s final regular WTA tournament. and the No. 15 player in the world is already there to practice with a new mentor by her side.
The tournament’s official Instagram account released a video of Bencic working out, and Tursunov also spotted with her. The veteran ATP world No. 20 waits behind the baseline and observes as the Olympic gold medalist strikes the ball.
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It comes after the forced early-season climax Raducanu had. She missed the Guadalajara WTA 1000 as she withdrew due to a wrist injury from this week’s Transylvania Open. She has now been confirmed as a member of Great Britain’s Billie Jean King Cup team for the Finals week in Glasgow next month.
Team captain Anne Keothavong is wishing for her to be healthy in time to represent her nation. Raducanu will start working with Jez Green to increase her fitness in the interim. After missing four games this season due to injuries.
Andy Murray and Alexander Zverev are just two of the athletes the British fitness trainer has worked previously with. With the latter saying that throughout their days together, Green assisted him in gaining “15 kg of muscle.” After her relationship with Tursunov ended, the 19-year-old will also need to look for a new instructor.
As a result of Raducanu’s breakup with Nigel Sears, she had encountered a similar situation before. Following his guidance as she created history at Wimbledon in 2021 by winning her first Grand Slam match as a wildcard.
After Andrew Richardson had coached her throughout her historic 2021 US Open title victory as a qualifier, she fired him. Last year recruited Torben Beltz, a well-known WTA coach, before firing him after six months.
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