MensTennisForums.com - Reply to Topic
Thread: Isner Parts Ways With Coach Reply to Thread
Title:
Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the MensTennisForums.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



  Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

  Topic Review (Newest First)
04-18-2015 02:41 AM
RU90
Re: Isner Parts Ways With Coach

John Isner, lonely standard-bearer of US men's tennis, making late-career strides
12-10-2014 09:50 PM
SapELee
Isner hires Justin Gimelstob as coach

http://www.tennis.com/pro-game/2014/.../#.VIi_bHt-73B
Quote:
John Isner has hired tennis commentator and former player Justin Gimelstob as his new coach.

“I’m really excited to start working with Justin,” Isner told ATPWorldTour.com. “He has so much experience within the tennis business and I’ve long respected his knowledge of the sport. I think it will be great for me to have a new perspective helping me with my game.

“I had a great run with Mike [Sell] and feel I really learned a lot from him throughout the course of our coaching relationship. I just thought it was time to try something new, and with Justin I believe I will have a strong and passionate new voice on my team. In spending some time with Justin throughout the fall I have full confidence that he has a clear vision for my game and an understanding of what I need to do inorder to play my best tennis.”

Isner finished the season as the top-ranked American at No. 19; he won two titles and reached the semifinals of the Indian Wells Masters. The 6'10" 29-year-old began working with Sell and parted ways with longtime coach Craig Boynton at the end of 2012. Boynton had been as Isner’s coach since March 2009 and took him to a career-high No. 9 ranking in April 2012.

Gimelstob will continue to commentate for Tennis Channel and keep his position as an ATP Board Member.

“John is a very unique talent, a great guy both on and off the court and I am thrilled to be able to be a part of his team,” Gimelstob said. "Coaching is in my blood. I have the highest regard for the level of commitment coaching a player of John’s pedigree entails.

“I am excited for the new challenge, and look forward to pursuing it with a player that I believe in so much. I have had a great relationship with John for years and think we will communicate really well as player and coach.”

Gimelstob is already working with Isner, who plans to start his season by defending his title in Auckland, New Zealand.
11-30-2012 09:51 PM
SapELee
Re: Isner Parts Ways With Coach

Good choice, I like Coach Sell. I love his tough mentality. I think a lot of the juniors were afraid of him
11-30-2012 04:28 PM
MattATP
Isner Parts Ways With Coach

From the NYT

Quote:
John Isner, who at No. 14 is the top-ranked American in the A.T.P. rankings, has parted ways which Craig Boynton, who had served as his coach since March 2009.
.
.
.
Isner has hired Michael Sell as his coach for 2013.

After serving as the personal coach of Monica Seles, Sell began to work with the United States Tennis Association in 2003, eventually rising to the level of lead national coach for men’s tennis. He has at various times worked more closely with Isner, Mardy Fish, and Donald Young.
A good move. I think his relationship with Boykin ran its course. I hope Sell-Isner partnership will be successful.

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome