Djokovic hoping for long-term coaching run with Agassi


Novak Djokovic has revealed that Andre Agassi will be coaching him at all four of the grand slams.

The American legend and the world number two got together for a trial run during the first week at Roland Garros. It worked well enough for the all-star pair to come to an expanded collaboration agreement.

"It's completely his decision," Djokovic said of the 47-year-old Agassi. "How much he wants to get involved, how often he wants to be in person there with me.

"This eight days that we spent together practising and the first couple rounds him watching the matches, was phenomenal. I couldn't ask for more."

Agassi sensationally told Boris Becker in a Eurosport interview there was no financial arrangement between himself and Djokovic, a perhaps unprecedented arrangement in tennis.

"We don't have anything set in stone," Djokovic said. "He's going to try his best to be in the biggest tournaments with me as much as his family time allows and with all the commitments that he has. We both agree that I'm going to need someone also day-to-day basis that can work with him, but he's the man."

Djokovic said even with Agassi now fulfilling other existing Paris commitments, the pair still stay in daily contact.

"Even at times when he's not there, he's present in my life and in my career. I hope it's gonna stay for a long time so that we can create something (long-term).

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