In today´s episode we speak to Piotr Sierzputowski, the former coach of top 5 WTA player Iga Swiatek.
Piotr was Iga´s coach from age 15 to 20, guiding her from top junior to a career high of 4 in the WTA rankings.
Iga became the first Polish player to win a Grand Slam title at the 2020 French Open, when she lifted the trophy at just 19 years old. Piotr was also just 27.
She went onto win 2 WTA events in 2020, qualifying for the WTA finals. That same year Piotr was named the WTA Coach of the Year.
They recently parted ways, and in his chat with Dan, Piotr reflects on their split, and 5 years working together.
He also gives amazing insight into his coaching philosophy, how he brought together Iga´s team and why he wasn´t afraid to hire people who had more skills than him.
Read full show notes here.
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