Novak Djokovic reveals why He split with his coach Marian Vajda in 2022
Novak Djokovic ends his coaching with Marián Vajda who spent almost 15 years with him, and who is not his coach anymore as He announced before The French Open 2022.
The Tennis player Novak Djokovic went in a long way throughout his career with different coaches, starting with Jelena Genčić from 1993 to1999, to the Croatian Goran Ivanišević who is the current coach of Novak Djokovic.
but why did Novak Djokovic split with his coach Marián Vajda?
let’s dive in, and see the reason!
Novak Djokovic ends his coaching with Marian Vajda
After a long relationship, Novak Djokovic decided to stop his partnership with his coach Marian Vajda after 15 years of working together,
Novak Djokovic praised his former coach for all the efforts He has done for him and wished him the best of luck in his professional life.
“Marian Vajda has been by my side during the most important and memorable moments in my career, together we have achieved some incredible things I’m very grateful for his friendship and dedication over the last 15 years, while he might be leaving the professional team he will always be family and I can not thank him enough for all the effort he has done,” Novak Djokovic told the Media
Marian Vajda will always be family and I can not thank him enough for all the effort he has done,Novak Djokovic said about his Former coach
Novak Djokovic did not mention the reason for their split, but Marian Vajda revealed it to the media,
What Marian Vajda said about the split with Novak Djokovic
The reason for the split came up from Novak Djokovic’s former coach the Slovakian Marian Vajda who revealed that it was Novak Djokovic’s decision to stop their collaboration for specific reasons such as focusing on Grand Slam more than any tournaments and working with a specific coach who is Goran Ivanišević.
“Novak Djokovic and I are still good friends, as it was a friendly split, it was because of many reasons, yes, we have been working together for a long time and his [Novak] decision showed that he is focusing more on Grand Slam tournaments, that’s why He thinks it’s better not to have more than two coaches in his team members and wants to reduce it and have the lead only for one coach,”
“I really don’t know, I never asked him to be honest, but from his tournaments schedule Novak wants Goran Ivanisevic as his only coach, and it did not make sense at all for a coach to coach him only on a grand slam, because coaching is a long-term plan”
“Currently, am coaching the best Slovakian player and it was my decision, as I had many offers after my partnership with Novak Djokovic ended, but I chose a Slovakian player as it gives me new energy,” Marian Vajda told the Media.
it did not make sense at all for a coach to coach him only on a grand slam,Marian Vajda thought about Novak Djokovic
The 2 reasons why Novak Djokovic ends his coaching with Marian Vajda are:
- Focus more on Grand Slam
- Have only one coach on his team
as it happened, Novak Djokovic ends his coaching with Marian Vajda, but some journalists said that Novak Djokovic is disrespecting his former coach Marian Vajda, and said He partners with him only when his Tennis level drops, but when He is at a good level He teams with other coaches such as Boris Becker and Goran Ivanisevic.