Serena coach makes plea for honest and open on-court coaching

FILE PHOTO: Serena Williams of the U.S. hits a shot as her coach Patrick Mouratoglou looks on during a training session ahead of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, January 11, 2017. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo

(Reuters) – The coach whose attempts to guide Serena Williams mid-match during this year’s U.S. Open final led to her explosive row with the umpire and a code violation en route to defeat, has called for on-court coaching to be permitted. Patrick Mouratoglou admitted gesturing to Williams from the stands during her match with Japan’s […]

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