Andy Murray contemplates Tim Henman as coach
It appears that Andy Murray is deliberating whether of not to attempt to recruit former British number one Tim Henman as his new coach...
Murray has recently commented that he would be grateful for the chance to work with Henman, who retired back in 2007. The young Scotsman parted ways with his part-time consultant Alex Corretja last month; he will be working wih Sven Groeneveld and Darren Cahill from now until he manages to find himself a more permanent coach.
The current British number one has been speaking of his admiration for Henman, as both a talented former player and a coach.
"I would be interested in working with Tim.” said the 23-year-old Scotsman.
"I might speak to him but I haven't yet. He's an ex-player who I'm sure could help me out in many respects."
Despite the fact that a great deal of British tennis fans would be positively thrilled by the union of Murray and Henman, Murray believes that Henman will not be as excited about the prospect.
"Unfortunately, I think he's quite happy on the golf course, so I'm not sure," added Murray.
Since reaching the final of the Australian Open in January (where he lost to Novac Djokovic), Murray has been experiencing the worst run of form of his entire career; he cites January as the month that his working relationship broke down with his former coach.
"The problem with the situation with Alex, and this is not a criticism of him, was that he was the most experienced guy on my team so he controlled my schedule," said the world number four.
"He obviously wasn't in Australia and that's where I feel the relationship maybe broke down a little bit.”
Meanwhile, with Wimbledon getting ever closer, Paddy Power, Stan James and Sky Bet offer 7/4 odds that Raphael Nadal will go on to retain the title he picked up last year.