New York - Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova said on Tuesday she had parted
ways with Frantisek Cermak after the US Open, the second coach she has
sacked this year.
"After coming back from America, we have agreed with Frantisek Cermak
to end our co-operation," the 26-year-old Czech world No 16 said in a
"For now I will train without a coach like at the beginning of the
season, but of course that's not the final state of things," added the
2011 and 2014 Wimbledon winner.
The left-handed former world No 2 sacked coach David Kotyza
after seven years following her second-round demise at the Australian
Open in January.
She spent almost three months without a coach before hiring former
doubles specialist Cermak who led her to the bronze medal at the Rio
But Cermak was quick to go as Kvitova bowed out of the US Open after a
straight-sets loss to Germany's Angelique Kerber in the last-16 stage