‘Surprised He Didn’t Put Himself’ – Naomi Osaka’s Former Coach Takes a Brutal Swipe at Renowned WTA Coach Patrick Mouratoglou’s Controversial Opinion

Published 03/09/2023, 11:30 AM EST

The legendary WTA coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, has witnessed some of the greatest athletes in the tennis community over the past few decades. Because of this, the 52-year-old is well-versed in the game. He has an excellent notion of some of the greatest servers in the history of the sport. Mouratoglou recently made a list of the best servers of all time, only on the ATP Tour.

That list has already of players has already taken the internet by storm. It also caught the attention of Naomi Osaka’s former coach, Sascha Bajin. However, the German tennis coach took a dig at Mouratoglou after taking note of his opinions.

Patrick Mouratoglou gets mocked by Naomi Osaka’s former coach


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The French tennis coach recently uploaded a video clip on his Instagram in which he detailed his top 5 picks of the best serves on the ATP Tour. For the number 5 spot, Patrick Mouratoglou chose tennis legend, Pete Sampras. The American was famous for his unreadable service. Later, he named another former tennis player, Ivo Karlović, as his fourth choice for the best servers.

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The 52-year-old legendary coach picked another former American tennis player, Andy Roddick. Mouratoglou regards him as one of the fiercest players when it comes to serving on the tennis court. He also mentioned the names of current ATP stars, John Isner and Nick Kyrgios, for the top two spots on his list.

A number of people in the tennis community took note of his opinion on the best servers on the ATP tour. A fan who also shared that list added the caption, “Best servers of all time according to Patrick Mouratoglou, ATP only”

Even the German tennis coach Sascha Bajin came across that post and also commented on the same. He took a slight dig at Mouratoglou. He said, “I’m surprised he didn’t put himself on that list 🤪🤣😇”

Liam Broady also reacted to Mouratoglou’s list

The legendary WTA coach, who previously snubbed Roger Federer for backhand skills, has once again kept him out of his best servers list. Taking note of that, British tennis player Liam Broady expressed his disapproval of the same.


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He said that the Swiss tennis legend should be there on the list alongside his rival, Novak Djokovic. Broady hailed the Serbian tennis legend as the “most underrated server” on the court.


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Anurag Gusain

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Anurag Gusain is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. He has completed his Bachelor’s degree in English from Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, Delhi University. Being a huge tennis fan, he enjoys watching superstar Rafael Nadal play.

Edited By: Akash Pandhare