Sharapova hires Groeneveld as coach after dropping Hogstedt

MARIA Sharapova has hired Dutchman Sven Groeneveld, the former mentor of leading players Monica Seles and Mary Pierce, as her new coach.

Sharapova split from long-term coach Thomas Hogstedt after she bowed out in the second round at Wimbledon.

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She then linked with former world No.1 Jimmy Connors - that arrangement lasted one match.


PHOTO GALLERY: Rain can't dampen Gatton Bullride

PHOTO GALLERY: Rain can't dampen Gatton Bullride

Even some of the club's players took part in the action in the arena

Putting the right people in the right places

Putting the right people in the right places

He has taken up the role this month.

Green thumbs get ready for summer season

Green thumbs get ready for summer season

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