Radukanu signs new coach Sebastian Sax… 5th coach in 18 months

Emma Radukanu (England) hired Sebastian Sachs as her new coach two months after parting ways with coach Dmitri Tursunov last October.

Sox started with Nigel Sears (June-July 2021), who played Wimbledon with Radukanu last year, Andrew Richardson (July-September 2021), and Torben Veltz (November 2021-April 2022), who won the US Open together. Month) and the 5th coach following Dmitry Tursunov (August-October 2022) who accompanied the Korea Open this year.

After her US Open victory, Radu Kanu ended her partnership with Richardson because she needed someone with high-level WTA tour experience, drawing criticism from tennis celebrities including John McEnroe and Chris Evert.

Radu Kanu later recruited Beltz, who coached three-time Grand Slam winner Angelique Kerber (Germany) for 10 years, but she suffered from corona and frequent injuries and failed to produce results, and eventually fired Beltz after six months.

Radu Kanu toured without a full-time coach for about four months, and she was even seen at Wimbledon this year with her junior coach, Jane O’Donoghue. She subsequently played with former Top 30 native Dmitry Tursunov from August until October, but after a shock exit in the first round at the US Open, a season-ending wrist injury ended her coach once again. 안전놀이터

Sox, newly recruited by Radukanu, is a coach who has built a successful career as a coach after early retirement, ranking 1052nd in the ITF’s highest ranking as a player. As a coach for the first time in 2018, she played a big role in helping former top 10 Julia Gorges (Germany) reach the Wimbledon semifinals and break through the top 10. took over Belinda Bencic (Switzerland), who was in charge of coaching for the third time, was recognized for her leadership by winning a gold medal at last year’s Tokyo Olympics.

After ending his season with a wrist injury in October, Radukanu returned to the court on the 16th at the Mubadala World Tennis Championships held in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, in an event match against world No. The match was won by Javert 5-7 6-3 [10-8]. Although Radukanu lost the match, he began to prepare for the new season with a new coach.

Radukanu will return to the tour on January 9th at the WTA250 ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand.