Sep 23, 2009

TENNIS WATCH: Justine Henin confirms return to tennis

  • Former world no.1 Justine Henin confirmed her return to professional tennis on Belgian TV station RTL-TVI yesterday. She is expected to return in January in Australia. [More]
  • Beilgium media Le Soir reported that Telecom company Belgacom will be one of Henin's sponsors in her comeback.

  • L'Equipe reported that Richard Gasquet is looking for a new coach in his preparation for next year. French great Yannick Noah has advised Gasquet to pick a foreign coach who speaks French and specifically named Brad Stein, the former coach of Jim Courier and Sebastien Grosjean.
  • Andy Murray's camp confirmed that the Scot suffered "no long-term damage" to his wrist following his Davis Cup injury. Murray plans to be back on tour soon for the Japan Open.
  • 2009 US Open junior champ Bernard Tomic has left the Bollettieri tennis academy and will be based in Australia again.
(Via Yahoo! Sports, tennis.com)

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