While Belinda Bencic in the semi-final against Jelina Switolina game was on Friday at the WTA Finals in Shenzhen on the day before your big free, the "group purple" with a sensational event to the end. The respected Australian Coach, former top player and a TV pundit Darren Cahill used in the On-Court Coaching against the Romanian Simona Halep words, and the many TV viewers in shock.
The former world rank list first, Halep didn't have their best day against the Czech Karolina Pliskova. Your idea on joining the Coach mad. "The last three Games, you were a disgrace to the Court," he said to her, well audible in a side exchange. "So you have no Chance to win." She must find her concentration again immediately, and the result is forgotten, he continued.
lecture was of no avail
Halep had led in the third set of 2:0, but then three Games in a row lost. You listened to your Coach with immovable face. The lecture was of no avail. You missed the second group rank, and the semi-finals with a 0:6, 6:2, 4:6.
On Twitter there were violent reactions. "That was horrible, I had to change the channel," commented one. Another wrote: "that's Why I'm against On-Court Coaching." The former Gstaad-winner Cahill (54) coached, among others, also Lleyton Hewitt and Andre Agassi and was about as a possible Coach of Roger Federer in the conversation. (rst)
Created: 01.11.2019, 20:31 PM