Naomi Osaka announces split with coach Sascha Bajin

Aubrey Yates
February 12, 2019

"Hey everyone, I will no longer be working together with Sascha", Osaka wrote on Monday night.

The announcement brings an abrupt end to a hugely successful partnership that lasted a little over a year.

She also thanked Bajin and wished him "all the best in the future".

Naomi Osaka, victor of the past two grand slam tournaments, has parted ways with her coach Sascha Bajin.

Bajin thanked Osaka and said he wished her "nothing but the best".

Bajin was named WTA coach of the year for 2018.

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The US-based player has enjoyed a meteoric rise to the big time after rising from 72 in the world to number 1 in the past 12 months.

Despite her success alongside Bajin, Osaka confirmed the pair have parted ways on Twitter.

Osaka, who withdrew from this week's Qatar Open due to a back injury, has not yet announced a replacement for Bajin. "Thank you for letting me be part of this", he said.

The 21-year-old beat Petra Kvitova in three sets in the Australian Open final on January 26.

She won more fans with a nail-biting 7-6, 5-7, 6-4 win over Kvitova in the Australian Open final, after which Osaka sobbed tears of joy as the jeers were replaced by cheers. "Behind every tennis player is a great team".

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