Testy times for Muguruza-Sumyk

It didn’t take long after their relationship began with a trial in Sept. 2015 that two-time Grand Slam champion Garbiñe Muguruza and coach Sam Sumyk’s on-court coaching consults became an exercise in drama.

But as the 2018 season wraps up, it’s gone up a notch.


This exchange – as Muguruza was trounced 6-2, 6-0 by Qiang Wang in Zhuhai Saturday – ended with Sumyk uttering a profanity and walking off the court. It was a step up from a month ago.

Earlier this week, Muguruza dropped an f-bomb on a cameraman.

Every time, fans think it’s the end. Yet they carry on.

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