No. 1 Naomi Osaka Announces Split with Coach Sascha Bajin
(February 11, 2019) World No. 1 Naomi Osaka has split with her coach Sascha Bajin. They had been working together since before the start of the 2018 tennis year. Osaka made the announcement over her twitter feed.
Thank you Naomi ?? I wish you nothing but the best as well. What a ride that was. Thank you for letting me be part of this.
— sascha Bajin (@BigSascha) February 11, 2019
Just two weeks ago, the 21-year-old Haitian-Japanese tennis star won her second straight major title, the Australian Open. Osaka won the US Open in September. With Bajin, Osaka moved from world No. 72 to No. 1.
Bajin had previously worked with Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka and Caroline Wozniacki.