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Novak Djokovic: Former world primary splits with head coach Andre Agassi

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Novak Djokovic: Former world primary splits with head coach Andre Agassi

Former world quantity ones Agassi and Djokovic had labored collectively for lower than a yr

Andre Agassi says he and Novak Djokovic “agreed to disagree” too typically and he has left the previous world primary’s teaching group.

Eight-time Grand Slam champion Agassi, 47, grew to become Djokovic’s head coach final Could.

“I want him solely the most effective shifting ahead,” American Agassi stated.

The 30-year-old Serb has additionally parted firm with coach Radek Stepanek, the Czech former world quantity eight who joined part-time in November 2017.

Agassi added: “With solely the most effective intentions, I attempted to assist Novak. We far too typically discovered ourselves agreeing to disagree.”

Djokovic has struggled to rediscover his 12-time Grand Slam title-winning type following a lengthy setback with an elbow injury.

After finishing a profession slam with victory on the French Open in 2016, Djokovic was unable to retain his title at Roland Garros final yr, earlier than retiring injured within the Wimbledon quarter-finals.

After having more surgery on his elbow following the Australian Open, he returned to court docket final month however fell to successive first-round defeats at Indian Wells and the Miami Open.

Djokovic says he can have a brief vacation along with his household, earlier than starting preparations for the clay court docket season and upcoming tournaments.

A statement on his official website said: