US Open 2019: Sloane Stephens parts ways with coach Sven Groeneveld ahead of final Grand Slam of year

American Sloane Stephens has parted ways with her coach Sven Groeneveld less than a week before the US Open gets underway, the former champion has said.

Reuters August 20, 2019 14:15:46 IST
US Open 2019: Sloane Stephens parts ways with coach Sven Groeneveld ahead of final Grand Slam of year
  • Sloane Stephens has parted ways with her coach Sven Groeneveld less than a week before the US Open gets underway

  • Stephens, who only teamed up with Dutchman Groeneveld in May, has not announced a replacement ahead of the year’s final Grand Slam

  • Groeneveld, who has previously coached former world number ones Ana Ivanovic and Maria Sharapova, thanked Stephens for their time together

American Sloane Stephens has parted ways with her coach Sven Groeneveld less than a week before the US Open gets underway, the former champion has said.

US Open 2019 Sloane Stephens parts ways with coach Sven Groeneveld ahead of final Grand Slam of year

Sloane Stephens is yet to name a replacement after parting ways with coach Sven Groeneveld. Reuters

Stephens, who only teamed up with Dutchman Groeneveld in May, has not announced a replacement ahead of the year’s final Grand Slam, which begins on Monday.

“After much thought, Sven Groeneveld and I have decided to go our separate ways,” 2017 champion Stephens said in a tweet.

“Change is never easy, but I’m so appreciative of our time together. Onward!”

Groeneveld, who has previously coached former world number ones Ana Ivanovic and Maria Sharapova, thanked Stephens for their time together.

“I wish you a strong @usopen, you have all it takes, I believe in you!” he wrote on Twitter.

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