Cape Town - Boris Becker has
refused to rule out a coaching reunion with Novak Djokovic while claiming the
Serb needs to rediscover his motivation for tennis.
has struggled since winning the French Open title mid-way through last season
with early exits from the Rio Olympics, Wimbledon and this year's Australian
Open highlighting his poor form.
split with Djokovic at the end of the last campaign as Andy Murray overtook the
29-year-old as the new world number one.
going their separate ways, the German still thinks it's possible that they
could reunite in the future.
I go back and coach him? I'll always be a friend and I'll always be in his
corner. We are on very good terms. I don't know, let's see what happens,"
at the French Open last year meant that Djokovic has now won all of the Grand
Slams at least once and Becker thinks he lost his motivation following that
don't realise what it takes to win one
Grand Slam. Imagine - he won four in a row, he was the holder of the real Grand
Slam," Becker added.
lifelong dream was fulfilled. Of course the bubble burst. Of course your mind goes off course. Of course his family wants him back. He's a human
being with a big heart.
a strong player and of course the motivation goes a little bit. To get it back
you have to go back to the practice court and it's not easy when you've been on