Fri. Nov 15th, 2019
Kiki Bertens
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Who is Kiki Bertens coach?

Dutch Kiki Bertens announced that next year she will train under the leadership of Elise Tamaela.

Next year I will continue to work with Elise Tamaela as my coach.

Video: Elise chat with Kiki Bertens

Elise Tamaela is a former professional Dutch tennis player. She helped Kiki Bertens at a tournament in Charleston in 2018. Recall that then Kiki won in the final against the German Julia Goerges 6-2, 6-1.

Dutch tennis player Kiki Bertens completed a collaboration with her coach Raemon Sluiter in November 2019.

“Next year I will not continue to work with Raemon anymore. I would like to say thank you for everything you have done for me in the past 4 years. I have grown as a player and as a person. Without you this would have been impossible. Thank you for everything!

Raemon Sluiter is a former professional tennis player from Holland. His highest step in the ranking was 46 positions, which he reached in February 2003. He has achieved great success in his career, he can be proud of reaching the final of 4 ATP tournaments and reaching the Davis Cup semifinal with the Dutch team in 2001.

Sluiter began working with Bertens in 2015, when the Dutchwoman occupied 110th place in the WTA rating.

During the collaboration with Sluiter, Kiki Bertens won the following titles:

  • Madrid 2019
  • Saint Petersburg 2019
  • Seoul 2018
  • Cincinnati 2018
  • Charleston 2018
  • Gstaad 2017
  • Nürnberg 2016,2017

“There is a time when you need to come, and there is time to leave. Kiki and I stop working,” Sluiter wrote on Twitter.

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