World No 1 Naomi Osaka splits with coach two weeks after Australian Open win | Sport
Naomi Osaka has cut up from coach Sascha Bajin, a little bit greater than two weeks after she received the Australian Open to protected a 2d consecutive grand slam identify and moved to No 1 within the WTA scores.
“Hey everyone, I will no longer be working together with Sascha,” Osaka posted on Twitter. “I thank him for his work and wish him all the best in the future.”
Bajin, the WTA’s coach of the 12 months in 2018, answered to thank the Japanese participant. “I wish you nothing but the best as well,” he wrote. “What a ride that was. Thank you for letting me be part of this.”
Osaka employed Bajin prior to the 2018 season after he had in the past labored with Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka and Caroline Wozniacki.
Osaka withdrew from this week’s Qatar Open, bringing up a again damage.
The 21-year-old beat Petra Kvitova in 3 units within the Australian Open ultimate on 26 January so as to add to her championship at america Open final September, when she defeated Serena Williams in immediately units.
Those back-to-back victories made Osaka the primary lady to win two primary championships in a row since Williams picked up 4 immediately in 2014-15.
Osaka was the youngest lady to make her debut at No 1 since Wozniacki at 20 in 2010 and the primary tennis participant from Asia to achieve the highest of the ladies’s or males’s tennis scores.