According to Jack McEachen of Specific on Wednesday, men’s tennis entire world quantity 1 Novak Djokovic of Belgrade, Serbia, is splitting with his mentor, Goran Ivanisevic of Split, Croatia. There is terrific irony that Ivanisevic is from Break up dependent on the functions from this previous 7 days.

Ivanisevic was the coach of Djokovic considering the fact that 2019. About the previous five years due to the fact Ivanisevic arrived on board on June 30, 2019, Djokovic has won a amazing 9 grand slam singles titles. He was victorious at the 2019, 2021 and 2022 Wimbledon, the 2020, 2021 and 2023 Australian Open up, the 2021 and 2023 French Open up, and 2023 United States Open.

When you think about the truth that Djokovic has gained 24 grand slam titles, and extra than a 3rd have been with Ivanisevic in is box, there is no doubt that Ivanisevic has experienced a important effect. It will be now intriguing to see who Ivanisevic coaches subsequent. In addition to Djokovic, Ivanisevic has coached Marin Cilic of Croatia, Tomas Berdych of Valasske Mezirici, Czech Republic, and Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ontario, Canada. Even though Ivanisevic was coaching Cilic, the Croat also gained a grand slam singles title. In the 2014 United States Open up men’s last, Ivanisevic beat Kei Nishikori of Matsue, Japan, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3.

As a player, Ivanisevic also was a grand slam singles winner. In 2001, he defeat Mount Isa, Australia’s own Patrick Rafter in a exceptional 5 set match, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 2-6. 9-7.

In all, Djokovic has experienced 16 coaches in his tennis profession considering the fact that 1993 when he was six several years outdated. The chemistry amongst Djokovic and Ivanisevic was not always seem as a lot of instances Djokovic would squabble at Ivanisevic. On the other hand, it was certainly a profitable partnership.

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