Tennis - German tennis player Julia Goerges has split with her trainer and physiotherapist for the second time in four months. As per the website, Goerges commented on the separation, "I can confirm that I am no longer working with physiotherapist Florian Zitzelsberger and coach Sebastian Sachs."
Sachs had replaced Michael Geserer at the end of May and had been working with Goerges since then. As of now, no successors have been named to work with the German star. Goerges says she had different views as compared to Sachs after losing at the US Open in early September about the direction of her future.
Goerges says she will be reforming her team for the 2020 season and is looking forward to the next season. After starting the year in Auckland with a title, Goerges has not had the best season - only reachng one more final at the WTA event in Birmingham where she lost to top-ranked Ashleigh Barty and has dropped to No.
27 in the current world rankings. She was beaten in the first round of the WTA event in Beijing by Polona Hercog, from Slovenia and in the second round of the doubles event where she partnered with Anastasija Sevastova. The 30-year-old Goerges has won 7 WTA singles titles in her career and almost $10 million in career prize money.
After losing in the first round of the Australian Open and French Open this year, Goerges reached the third round of Wimbledon and the fourth round of the US Open, where she lost to Croatian Donna Vekic.