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Not Everyone Wants To Have A Woman Coach






Choosing Amelie Mauresmo as his new coach may be fine for Andy Murray, but the idea of a woman coaching a man has gotten a big thumbs down from Marinko Matosevic.

The 60th-ranked Australian who is building up for Wimbledon at Queen's club said that he's got no interest in anything of the sort in his life.

"Apparently there are a few guys in the top 100 who do have women's coaches, I think (Kazakh Mikhail) Kukushkin gets coached by his wife, Denis (Istomin of Uzbekistan) by his mum.  She's done a great job with him."

Matosevic, however, is much more old school in his tastes. "For me, I couldn't do it since I don't think that highly of the women's game. But, Andy's mum coached him, and she did a great job with him. We'll see what happens."

He added: "It's all equal rights these days.  Got to be politically correct. Someone's got to give it a go - won't be me."

Matosevic, nick-named Mad Dog, got past a personal milestone in the French Open first round as he won his first career grand slam match after a dozen defeats.

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