Tennis - Former tennis star Patty Schnyder, of Switzerland, has separated from her controversial husband Rainer Hofmann. Schynder has been in the news of late after it was revealed that she owed authorities for tzxes and had also not filed her taxes for some years.
The Swiss star had got together with Hofmann against the wishes of her parents, who she has not spoken to in more than a decade. Hoffman was quite a controversial figure on the tour as well when he was coaching Schnyder in the second half of her career.
He was known for his tantrums in the stands and even put the Swiss player on a bizzare orange juice diet at one point. Schnyder peaked at no. 7 in the world in 2005 and won 5 WTA titles in her career..