A revolution in tennis provokes the enormous anger of the Nadal clan

This Tuesday, the ATP will authorize the coaching trial from July 11, until the end of the season. Some tennis players like Patrick Mouratoglou, former coach of Serena Williams, did not hide their joy. But others like Nick Kyrgios or Carlos Moya have expressed their opposition to this rule.

Small revolution in tennis. L’ATP, which manages all men’s tournaments, has announced that it will authorize coaching until the end of the season. The body will allow coaches to chat with their player from July 11, the day after Wimbledon. This rule could be kept next year if it is unanimous among the players. It will, however, be regulated. Indeed, the coaching will only be limited to a few words and will be done from the stands. It will be forbidden for the coach to enter the tennis court during the match. In case of abuse, theATP has planned to set up a system of warnings and sanctions. This new rule should delight Stefanos Tsitsipas, often penalized because of the advice disclosed by his clan during the meetings. But the first to welcome this provision was Patrick Mouratoglou, former coach of Serena Williams. Kudos to the ATP for “legalizing” a practice that has gone on at almost every game for decades. No more hypocrisy » said the Frenchman on Twitter.

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