Former world number one Halep splits with coach Cahill

Bengaluru, September 22 (BNA): Romanian former world number one Simona Halep and coach Darren Cahill parted ways after working together for six years.

The 29-year-old won her first major tournament – the 2018 French Open – under Cahill before the Australian left her team at the end of that season to spend more time with the family. The two met before the 2019 WTA Finals, according to Reuters.

In her first three years with Cahill, Halep finished two seasons as world number one and also reached the 2018 Australian Open final.

The two-time big champ wrote, “After six wonderful years working together, darren_cahill and I decided it was time to end our working relationship. Thank you D for everything, for making me a better tennis player and a better human being.” Twitter.

Halep, who was knocked out in the fourth round of the US Open by Elina Svitolina earlier this month, married Macedonian businessman Tony Yorok last week.

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