Francesca Schiavone was a masterful performer on the clay again within the day. And now, the Italian hopes to share her knowledge with a brand new pupil. It has been reported the Schiavone, the 2010 Roland Garros champion and a former World No.4, will coach Petra Martic throughout the clay-court season.
Schiavone has made a foray into teaching earlier than, with former World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki, earlier than she underwent a chemotherapy regime to fight a malignant tumor. Now with a clear invoice of well being, the charismatic Italian will make a return alongside a 30-year-old Croatian that has loads of potential.
Martic, the present WTA World No.21, has reached the second week in 4 of her final seven Grand Slam appearances, which features a career-best quarterfinal at Roland-Garros in 2019.
The pair plan to start their journey collectively subsequent week at Istanbul, and they’ll play by means of the clay-court season collectively (Madrid, Rome, Roland-Garros).