WTA Tour

Navratilova, Radwanska split

2015-04-24 21:16
Martina Navratilova (AFP)

Paris - Tennis legend Martina Navratilova ended her four-month coaching link-up with Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska on Friday, claiming she was unable to dedicate enough time to the job.

Navratilova, an 18-time Grand Slam singles champion, joined the 26-year-old's coaching team in December with the task of helping the world No 9 win a first major.

"I am stepping down as Agnieszka's part-time coach. I think I under-estimated the time it would take to make this a proper and good situation for both Agnieszka and me," 58-year-old Navratilova said in a statement.

"I really enjoyed working with Aga and her whole team and I wish her all the best for the rest of the season."

Radwanska, a Wimbledon finalist in 2012, ended last year at six in the world but has struggled in 2015 with a single semi-final place in Katowice her best effort so far.

She was beaten in the first round in Stuttgart by Italy's Sara Errani this week.

"I just wanted to thank Martina for her time and efforts over these last few months," wrote Radwanska in a statement on her Twitter account.

"It was a great experience but we both agreed that as Martina could not commit 100 percent to the project then it was not going to work as a long-term partnership."

Read more on:    wta tour  |  martina navratilova  |  tennis
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Sport Talk

Vote

Which is your favourite Grand Slam of the year?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.