ndy Murray has added a brand new coach to his entourage forward of the grasscourt swing with doubles specialist Jonny O’Mara.
The 28-year-old was in Murray’s field on the latest challenger occasion in Bordeaux and is believed to have agreed phrases to work with Murray for not less than half the yr.
The appointment of O’Mara doesn’t have an effect on Ivan Lendl’s place, with Lendl remaining as head coach for the rest of the season. Mark Hilton will even keep his position as a coach within the set-up.
The information coincides with the beginning of Murray’s Wimbledon build-up. He takes on South Korea’s Chung Hyeon within the first spherical on the comparatively low-key Surbiton this afternoon.
O’Mara is ready to supply the larger possibility of a travelling coach to extra ATP occasions not like each Lendl and Hilton.
Regardless of his new appointment O’Mara is predicted to play within the males’s doubles at Wimbledon alongside fellow Brit Liam Broady in what’s being seen as his doubles farewell earlier than pursuing his teaching profession.
Murray, in the meantime, opted to forego the continuing French Open in a bid to be totally match and ready for a tilt at Wimbledon on the age of 36.