Tennis: Djokovic has no problems taking a gamble with new coach Boris Becker
MELBOURNE (AFP) - Six-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic said he was happy to take a risk on his untried new coach Boris Becker as he prepared to enter a new era under the flamboyant German.
The defending Australian Open champion admitted adding Becker to his team, after his coach Marian Vajda requested more time with his family, was a potential gamble.
But he is excited about his new partnership with the six-time Major winner who has hung up his commentator's microphone to return to the tour.
"Whenever you make a change in life, it's a potential risk, right? How is it going to affect you?" said Djokovic.