Looking for a new coach since the sudden departure of Riccardo Piatti, Richard Gasquet has settled on Spain’s Sergi Bruguera.
Surprised and disappointed”. This is what was said Richard Gasquet at the Masters, while Riccardo Piatti had just told him he would no longer be his coach, ending at the same time three rather successful seasons which enabled the French to return to the front of the stage.
Beziers even what to feel betrayed because the Italian, supposedly left for personal reasons , joined his former protege Ivan Ljubicic to oversee the Canadian Milos Raonic, a player with high potential (world 11th soon 23 years ).
The Track Higueras Rejected
Fashion is decidedly duo (Jo-Wilfried Tsonga recently hired Nicolas Escude and Thierry Ascione ), Gasquet went in search of a compatible with the profile Sebastien Grosjean, with whom he intends to continue working. “This is a foreign coach that I know,” recently stated it in Le Parisien. “I have some tracks with foreign coaches who have previously played at the top level, confirmed Gasquet, guest Monday night on RMC. It is not impossible that this is a Spaniard. We’ll see in the coming days. It is important to set this to go with a second coach on the next tour. ”
Mentioned, the track leading to Jose Higueras, former coach of Michael Chang, Sergi Bruguera, Carlos Moya, Pete Sampras or Roger Federer, was quickly discarded by the new agent Gasquet, Stuart Duguid. “I can not comment because Richard wants to announce itself to the media on behalf of his new coach. But it is not Jose “, he had told L’Equipe. Sports daily evoked an alternative path leading to Sergi Bruguera. French number one, who was sighted Monday that the academy holds with his father Luis Catalan in Barcelona ended the suspense Wednesday. Surrounding the player has indeed learned to AFP he had chosen Bruguera, 42, and confirming information published by L’Equipe and BeIN Sport earlier in the day.
To Progress On Clay
A choice that allows him to enjoy the services of a solid structure, particularly in terms of preparation. Because physical coach Paul Quetin FFT, called for new responsibilities within the National Technical Director, will now do more on the circuit. Enlisting the services of a Spaniard is also the guarantee of progress tactically on clay. If Gasquet is already a follower of this surface (2 tracks + 5 Final ATP), he never crossed the knockout stage at Roland Garros. His new coach, who won 14 titles during his career single, won twice on the side of the Porte d’Auteuil