I am focusing on one thing only,” he said, “and that is building my coaching relationship with Sloane.”
Neither Stephens nor Murray has fully explained their split. Murray helped Stephens come back from an injury and win the U.S. Open. They took a break near the end of last season, and that break eventually became permanent.
“We had some great results, but sometimes you just get to a point where it’s time to let go and look for other things,” Stephens said, declining to elaborate.
Stephens has worked with many a mentor — including Nick Saviano, Roger Smith, David Nainkin, Thomas Hogstedt and Annacone — but is sensitive to the suggestion that she is prone to hiring and firing. [Read More]
Published @ May 23, 2019