Denis Shapovalov Hires Peter Polansky As New Coach

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Denis Shapovalov is working with a new coach. Peter Polansky has taken over as Shapovalov’s top coach after Shapovalov split with  Jamie Delgado. Peter Polansky is a former Canadian tennis player whose top singles ranking peaked at world number 110.

Shapovalov brought Jamie Delgado on his team but his results have been subpar under Delgado’s coaching. So it was not surprising that Degaldo was fired. Jamie Delgado previously coached Andy Murray.

Shapovalov worked with Mikhail Youzhny until the end of 2021. That relationship also came to end due to poor results.

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Lucie Safarova Welcomes Second Child – A Baby Boy

Lucie Safarova became a mom for the second time. She welcomed a baby boy Oliver last week. Safarova is married to former NHL player Tomáš Plekanec. 

Safarova shared the happy news on social media with a picture of her two kids and a message. 

Little brother is here!! We are excited to welcome you to our family Oliver! Thank you to my hometown hospital for amazing care!

-Lucie Safarova

Safarova reached the finals at the French Open in 2015. She won 7 singles title and reached a peak ranking of world number 5. She found more success in doubles, where she was world number 1. She won five doubles grand slam titles in her career. She retired from professional tennis  in 2019.

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