Who is Li Na’s Tennis Coach? Michael Mortensen Replaces Her Husband (Video)

Written by Senior Tennis Editor Peter Gehr

Who is Li Na’s Tennis Coach? Michael Mortensen replaces her husband, Jiang Shan. Mortensen is working with her to be more aggressive on the court, to move forward and to keep her opponents guessing. Mixing it up out there can be the tennis strategy to confuse a rival who has otherwise studied her style and predicts her movements.

Who is Li Na’s Tennis Coach? Michael Mortensen Replaces Her Husband

Who is Li Na’s Tennis Coach? Michael Mortensen Replaces Her Husband

“The relationship has been good. We’re communicating well and he’s told me to trust myself,” said the 29-year old.

“I’m not a young player so I know my body and what I can do on the court. We are focusing more on the mental side as I feel I need someone to support me.”

Who is Li Na’s Tennis Coach? Michael Mortensen Replaces Her Husband (Video)

Who is Li Na’s Tennis Coach? Michael Mortensen replaces her husband, and Mortensen acknowledges Li Na as an intelligent tennis player who has been on the world circuit for many years, and says she is very open minded trying to improve her game. The Danish coach feels she needs a more forward approach to her mental game of tennis, and recognizes Li Na still has a great tennis victories ahead.

 

 

 

 

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