Marian Vajda is Novak Djokovic‘s Coach and has been his head coach for practically his entire professional career, earning 83 championships with him. He is a former player and professional tennis instructor from Slovakia. Vajda is the most successful coach in tennis history in terms of Grand Slam victories, having won 19 with Novak Djokovic.
Marian Vajda is a former player and professional tennis instructor from Slovakia. He is Novak Djokovic’s current head coach and has been his coach for practically his entire professional career, earning 83 championships with him. Vajda is the most successful coach in tennis history in terms of Grand Slam victories, having won 19 with Novak Djokovic.
To add to his list of accomplishments, Vajda assisted Djokovic in winning his first ATP singles victory since turning professional in 2003. It’s no surprise that the Serbian chose to work with Vajda the most during his professional career. In addition to his ward’s achievement, Slovakian Vajda was awarded the best coach award by the Serbian Olympic Committee in both 2010 and 2011. With Vajda by his side, Djokovic won an Olympic bronze medal (2008) and a Davis Cup victory (2010) for Serbia.
Marian Vajda- The man behind Djokovic’s success
Novak Djokovic announced his separation with coach Marian Vajda in 2017, stating that he wanted to “find the winning spark on the court again.” The 18-time Grand Slam champion acknowledged his break with Vajda, fitness coach Gebhard Phil Gritsch, and physiotherapist Miljan Amanovic in a statement on his website. But in 2018 he was brought again.
Novak Djokovic’s coach, Marian Vajda, admitted that he was “very frightened” after his player dropped the first two sets in the Roland Garros final to Stefanos Tsitsipas. Marian Vajda, for one, thinks Novak Djokovic will be able to complete the Calendar Slam this year. Vajda even joked with the media on Sunday that if the World No. 1 won, he and Goran Ivanisevic would resign their respective coaching jobs.