Novak Djokovic ‘wants huge rival Andy Murray’s MUM to be his new tennis coach’ after splitting from Wimbledon legend


ANDY MURRAY’S mum Judy is rated a shock contender to coach Novak Djokovic.

World No1 Djokovic, 36, split from Goran Ivanisevic last week after a mediocre start to 2024.

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And he’s reportedly “considering” asking for help from Murray senior, 64, whose son was a fierce rival of the Serb for many years.

It comes just as injured Andy has hinted his time as a player might end soon.

His mum, 64, is a well-respected coach who captained Great Britain’s Fed Cup team from 2011-2016.

She has coached across many levels, mainly via British tennis’ governing body the LTA.

But although winning 64 titles in Scotland as a junior and senior in the 1970s, she promptly ditched any ideas of a professional playing career.

Judy is said to have lost enthusiasm for such a life after being robbed in Barcelona and feeling homesick.

Djokovic enjoyed a mesmerising 2023, reaching a record 24 Grand Slam titles by lifting the Australian, French and US Open crowns.

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But this year the seven-time Wimbledon champion has spluttered.

Jannik Sinner sunk him in the Australian Open semi-finals and Djokovic was a surprise early casualty at Indian Wells.

But perhaps most telling was the tension that emerged with his coaches at Melbourne Park

He had a public falling-out with his team as they watched on.

Ivanisevic also revealed Djokovic was “not an easy guy” and asked him to stop “yelling” at his box while on court.

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The pair then parted ways after six years together.

That decision intrigued many tennis observers – just as Djokovic appointing Judy Murray would…

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