Sport I can call him any day - Djokovic can still rely on Agassi advice

12:02  17 april  2018
12:02  17 april  2018 Source:

Djokovic reunites with Vajda for Monte Carlo

  Djokovic reunites with Vajda for Monte Carlo Novak Djokovic has turned to the familiar face of Marian Vajda to help him during the Monte Carlo Masters.Former world number one Novak Djokovic will link up with former coach Marian Vajda for the Monte Carlo Masters.

But I still think Agassi had the best angles ever. Why so many hate Djokovic so much here? Unbelievable how much is Djokovic underrated on this board. Proven again and again every day .

' I think he can get back there': Novak Djokovic backed by Andre Agassi to return to the top Djokovic most recently featured at the Australian Open after an injury-ridden 2017. "He is aged 30, but his body is still in the condition of a 25-year-old," Agassi stated. Novak Djokovic can put his past year of injuries and poor form behind him and make a return to

DjokovicAgassiCropped: Novak Djokovic (left) and Andre Agassi © Provided by Omnisport Novak Djokovic (left) and Andre Agassi

Novak Djokovic insists his personal relationship with Andre Agassi remains strong and that he can call the American for advice at "any time".

Agassi was mentoring 12-time grand slam champion Djokovic on an informal basis, but the partnership came to an end after a disappointing run of results that included second-round exits in the Sunshine Double at Indian Wells and Miami.

Djokovic also went his separate ways with Radek Stepanek – who had only joined his backroom team in December 2017 – and is linking up with long-term coach Marian Vajda at the Monte Carlo Masters, where he started with a dominant 6-0 6-1 win over Dusan Lajovic on Monday.

Flawless Djokovic stops the rot in Monte Carlo

  Flawless Djokovic stops the rot in Monte Carlo Novak Djokovic claimed his first win since January in Monte Carlo, taking less than an hour to ease past his fellow Serbian Dusan Lajovic.Novak Djokovic started his clay-court season with a flawless straight-sets victory over compatriot Dusan Lajovic in the first round of the Monte Carlo Masters.

"He is not directing me as much as we are learning. It is my job to learn him first and I am still learning. The stuff you can’t control we are starting to forget about – like the courts, the wind, bad calls or anything else," he said. The link-up with Djokovic is 47-year-old Agassi 's first coaching job

We are still in touch daily, talk, and he has so much input, so much valuable, wise things to share with me that I can use in every day . Murray believes that Agassi can lift Djokovic 's game, which has stagnated since he won his first French Open last year.

Despite the split, 30-year-old Djokovic remains grateful for Agassi's mentorship and says he can still count on his wisdom.

"I can call him any day to speak with him, ask for tips and advice, or share something," Djokovic said.

"The last eight or nine months with Andre was just amazing with the amount of things that I've learned, not just about tennis but life in general. For that I'm very grateful."

On the split he added: "We just decided that it's better to part ways because both sides did feel that that it was best for me and for them.

"We didn't have any contract. He was not working with me officially. He was helping me out. He was really genuinely wanting to help and to give me advice and to share his experience with me."

Djokovic stunned by Klizan in Barcelona .
Martin Klizan produced the first upset of the Barcelona Open with his maiden victory over the out-of-sorts Novak Djokovic.Novak Djokovic's French Open preparations were dealt another blow in Barcelona as Martin Klizan recorded a 6-2 1-6 6-3 victory in the second round.

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