World No. 15 Sabine Lisicki has once again decided to bring hire world No. 1 Martina Hingis on as a full-time coach. The two began working together this week in Dubai and will continue on a trial basis.
It appears the two reached an agreement fairly recently, as the 2013 Wimbledon finalist admits that they are yet to properly practise together.
“Unfortunately we didn’t have too much time to practice with each other yet, but it’s good, it’s fun, we enjoy it. We’re looking forward to being able to now continue to practice.
Lisicki lost in the opening round of the Dubai event this week to Caroline Wozniacki, with Hingis on the sidelines offering her new client advice.
“I have known her for years, I used to practice with her mother when I was a little girl, and I actually practiced with her when she was still a player and I was a little girl and I was looking up to her. It was very exciting. Martina knows me as well since I’m a little girl. So I think it’s a good connection, because she also understands how it is to be in a situation where some other people might not.”