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Naomi Osaka: World number one splits with coach Sascha Bajin

Naomi Osaka started working with Sascha Bajin (left) at the start of 2018 World number one Naomi Osaka has split with her coach Sascha Bajin 16 days after winning the Australian Open. The Japanese 21-year-old, whose win in Melbourne sealed back-to-back Grand Slam titles, worked with the German for just over a year. “I will no longer be working together with Sascha,” Osaka tweeted. “I thank him for his work and wish him all the best in the future.” Bajin was named WTA coach of the year for 2018. He…

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Tennis: Osaka splits with coach Bajin

FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Brisbane International – Women’s Quarter Finals – Pat Rafter Arena, Brisbane, Australia, January 3, 2019 Japan’s Naomi Osaka with coach Sascha Bajin before her match against Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova REUTERS/Patrick Hamilton (Reuters) – Naomi Osaka, winner of the past two grand slam tournaments, has parted ways with her coach Sascha Bajin. Osaka became world number one when she won the Australian Open last month, after previously beating Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final in September. “I will no longer be working together with Sascha,” tweeted…

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