Novak Djokovic news: Serbian splits with coach amid rumours of Andy Murray link-up

Djokovic confirms that long-standing key member of his team is leaving.

Novak Djokovic has announced he has split from long-time coach Marian Vajda amid rumours the Slovakian is about to team up with Andy Murray.

Djokovic was just a teenager when Vajda joined his team and, barring a brief split in 2017, he has remained a key part of his success since.

Vajda has been sharing coaching duties with former Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic since 2019, though, and it has now been confirmed he will be leaving the camp altogether with Djokovic's blessing.

"Marian has been by my side during the most important and memorable moments in my career," Djokovic said.

"Together we have achieved some incredible things and I am very grateful for his friendship and dedication over the last 15 years.

"While he might be leaving the professional team, he will always be family and I can't thank him enough for all he has done."

Vajda himself has hinted he has no intention to retire, with Andy Murray understood to be keen to sign him up to affect a return to the top for the three-time major winner.

"During my time with Novak, I have been lucky to watch him transform into the player he is today," Vajda said.

"I will look back on our time together with immense pride and am so very thankful for the success we have achieved.

"I remain his biggest support on and off the court and look forward to new challenges."

Andy Murray is currently without a coach having split from Jamie Dalgado at the end of last season.

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