Krakow, Poland (SportsNetwork.com) – Martina Navratilova is the latest former
tennis great to join the coaching ranks.
The 58-year-old Hall-of-Famer signed on to coach 2012 Wimbledon runner-up and
current world No. 6 star Agnieszka Radwanska.
In a tweet, the Polish 25-year-old Radwanska referred to the Czech
native/American citizen Navratilova as “the newest member of my coaching
The former world No. 1 great Navratilova, who piled up 18 Grand Slam singles
titles as a player, said it “should be a fun ride.”
Radwanska and Navratilova joined the recent trend of players hiring former
greats as coaches, such as Andy Murray hiring Ivan Lendl and then Amelie
Mauresmo, Novak Djokovic bringing in Boris Becker, Roger Federer partnering
with Stefan Edberg, Marin Cilic working with Goran Ivanisevic, and Kei
Nishikori welcoming Michael Chang.