Hofmann fires Patty's coach?!
Patty Schnyder's coach Hubert Choudury has either quit or been forced out by Patty's fiance Rainer Hofmann. Media reports in Swiztzerland speculated that Hofmann, who apparently controls Patty's purse strings, tried to withold the coach's pay after Patty's recent string of losses. Choudury left the USA for Europe last week after Patty lost in Sarasota. Patty's media speaker said the split was due to "family reasons" of Choudury or something like that.
Choudury took Patty from being ranked 52 when he started with her 2 years ago, to her current rank of 13.
The full article is at tages-anzeiger.ch in German.