Russian Tennis star Maria Sharapova SPLITS from long-term coach Sven Groeneveld after Grand Slam failure

MARIA SHARAPOVA has parted methods with Sven Groeneveld, the coach that led her to the French Open in 2014.

The previous Wimbledon winner has lately returned from a 15-month doping ban for taking meldonium in 2016.

 Maria Sharapova crashed out of the Australian Open in the Round of 32

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Maria Sharapova crashed out of the Australian Open within the Spherical of 32
 The pair stayed together during Maria Sharapova's ban but have now parted ways

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The pair stayed collectively throughout Maria Sharapova's ban however have now parted methods

Nevertheless the Russian has did not regain the type of her earlier profession.

Lately crashing out of the Indian Wells Masters within the first spherical, the 30-yr-previous has seen match to seek for a brand new coach.

Each events say the cut up was mutual and the connection stays constructive.

Sharapova stated that she has "loved 4 profitable and difficult years of collaboration".

She continued: "Though we’ve got mutually agreed to half methods throughout this time, I’ve been extremely lucky to have a workforce chief like him in my nook for the previous 4 years."

Groeneveld has additionally spoke positively concerning the relationship.

 Maria Sharapova has not won a grand slam since the French open in 2014

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Maria Sharapova has not gained a grand slam because the French open in 2014

 

He stated: "Maria Sharapova has not gained a Grand Slam because the French open in 2014.

"I have the deepest respect for her as a participant and individual."

The Russian star is but to touch upon who her subsequent coach shall be, however undoubtedly she is going to hope to realize extra success within the Grand Slams to return.

MARIA SHARAPOVA has parted methods with Sven Groeneveld, the coach that led her to the French Open in 2014.