Coco Gauff loses the coach who led her to win the U.S. Open: Why are their paths parting?

The profitable relationship between Coco Gauff and Pere Riba has come to an finish. The Catalan coach shouldn’t be on the WTA Finals in Cancun and had sparked a rumor of a attainable cut up that has been confirmed by the American tennis participant after reaching final night time her first victory within the singles spherical robin.

“It was not my choice. We have been nice collectively and I want her the most effective sooner or later. I’d have cherished for him to be right here, however that is the best way issues are. Pere is a good man who helped me each on a private and tennis stage. I am certain he shall be profitable whoever he’s with,” defined Coco, accompanied in Mexico by Brad Gilbert.

Riba and Coco Gauff half methods

Roberto Ortega

Riba, as confirmed to MARCA, has ended his relationship with the third racket of the WTA to not with the ability to journey a lot “for household problems with a private nature. I’m very proud of the work we’ve got carried out collectively, as a result of all of the aims have been met, and I’m satisfied that subsequent yr Gauff shall be primary”.

The tennis participant and the celebrated Spanish coach began working collectively on the Eastbourne match, at the start of the grass courtroom tour. The fruits of the partnership weren’t lengthy in coming and Coco, because of an incredible change along with her forehand, signed a superb American arduous courtroom tour with titles in Washington, Cincinnati and US Open, in addition to the quarterfinals in Montreal.

The final time Gauff was seen with Riba was on the WTA 1000 in Beijing the place the American misplaced within the semifinals to Iga Swiatek. A streak of 16 consecutive victories was interrupted there.

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