Coaches plays an important role in player’s career. Tennis is famous for players but hard work behind the success of players can be seen by hard work of their coaches. There is no legend player without a legendary coach. Today we will see top 10 tennis coaches of all time.
10. Richard Williams
Richard Williams was coach of Venus Williams and Serena Williams. Richard played a very important role in both the sister’s career.
9. Marian Vajda
Marian Williams was coach of Novak Djokovic. Vajda improved a lot many things in Djokovic’s career included in it is Djokovic’s serve.
8. Tony Pickard
Tony Pickard was coach of Stefan Edberg. He was present with Edberg in all 6 grand slam titles. He was considered to be one of the strictest coaches.
7. Harry Hopman
Harry Hopman was coach of John McEnroe and Ken Rosewell. Hopman himself was a great player but he was a great coach too. He helped McEnroe to reach his full potential.
6. Larisa Preobrazhenskaya
Larisa Preobrazhenskaya was coach of Anna Kournikova and Elena Dementieva. She was the face behind the Sparta Club which developed players like Anna and Elena.
5. Robert Lansdorp
Robert Lansdorp was coach of Tracy Austin, Pete Sampras, Lindsay Davenport, Maria Sharapova and Eugenie Bouchard. Lansdorp was famous for his Lansdorp forehand which he gave to his players.
4. Bob Brett
Bob Brett was coach of Boris Becker, Marin Cillic and Goran Ivanisevic. Bob Brett is no more between us but his work as a coach will always be great and his academy in Italy is still working and providing training to youngsters.
3. Mike Estep
Mike Estep was coach of Martina Navratilova, Arantxa Sanchez Vicario, Jana Novotna, Carling Bassett, Hana Mandlíková. He was a kind of coach who needs his players to be focused. He was present with Martina in her 6 times Wimbledon titles victory.
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2. Brad Gilbert
Brad Gilbert was coach of Andre Agassi, Andy Murray, Andy Roddick and Kei Nishikori. Today we see him as a commentator for ESPN but he coached some of the world class players and helped them to achieve their peaks.
1. Toni Nadal
Toni Nadal was coach of Rafael Nadal. Rafael Nadal is nephew of Toni Nadal. Toni was a professional soccer player but he is best coach in history as he produced one of the best players in tennis history. He improved several things in Nadal’s style of play and helped him accordingly.
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