Photo: Soderling hits a backhand against Juan Martin Del Potro in Estoril last week
World number five Robin Soderling has appointed fellow Swede Fredrik 'Fidde' Rosengren as his new coach.
Soderling split with Italian Claudio Pistolesi this week less than five months after hooking up with the Italian, despite picking up three titles together.
Rosengren is a veteran on the circuit having previously worked with the likes of Mario Ancic, Jonas Bjorkman and Magnus Norman, who was Soderling's coach from late 2008 until the end of last season.
";Fidde'was my first choice," said Soderling. "We have for years maintained a close relationship and I have great respect for him."
It is not yet known if the appointment will be a temporary or long term as Rosengren has previously said that he'd had enough of life on tour.
The partnership will begin at the Rome Masters next week.
How to play from the baseline
The expression “to endure the rally” is about those indeterminate moments of a rally where none of the players is leading.
The ability to endure the rally is fundamental when you play a “long rally”, because it offers you the chance to measure your opponent’s strong points and vulnerabilities, besides letting you position as best as possible for your next offensive shot.