Justine Henin gives thoughts on Andy Murray bringing back coach Ivan Lendl

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Justine Henin gives thoughts on Andy Murray bringing back coach Ivan Lendl

Former world No. 1 Justine Henin admitted she was surprised when she heard the news of Andy Murray hiring Ivan Lendl again. Murray enjoyed his biggest success while working with Lendl, and after five years since their last split, the former world No.

1 decided to bring back Lendl to his coaching staff. After hiring Lendl, Murray won his first gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics, captured his maiden Grand Slam title at the 2012 US Open, and also won Wimbledon the following years.

Murray split with Lendl in 2014 - brought back Lendl to his team in 2016 - then won Wimbledon, the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and became the No. 1 for the first time in his career. "Ivan Lendl and Andy Murray working together is a surprise even though they have worked well together in the past.

I have a lot of respect for Andy Murray because he keeps looking for ways to come back. You can feel that there is still that pleasure of being there, the desire to push yourself, to go forward," Henin told Eurosport, as quoted on Tennis Up To Date.

Murray hungry for more success

Murray made it clear at the start of the year that he wants to make strong results this season. Murray had a trial period with coach Jan de Witt at the start of the year but split with de Witt after Australia.

Henin was asked if the Murray and Lendl reunion will be a success. "Will it work? It depends on the goal he sets. From personal experience, I can tell it's the pleasure of the human adventure too. Being able to surround yourself with the best people and to feel the right moment.

If they came back to each other it's because there are positive things that allow them both to continue to move forward and grow," Henin added.

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