Bertrand Perret is no longer Caroline Garcia’s coach. The news had leaked on social networks. It was confirmed to us by the principal concerned. “In recent weeks there have been problems. They ended up spoiling the atmosphere and I preferred to stop. I do this job for fun and there were fewer of them”, he told us. If he preferred not to dwell on the nature of the problems, Perret confirmed that they were of an extra-sporting nature.
The timing of the announcement is surprising. Indeed, Caroline Garcia is competing in the Masters next week and it was hard to imagine seeing her land in Fort Worth (Texas) without the coach who allowed her to move from 75th place in the world to 6th, with three titles in the process (Bad Homburg , Warsaw and Cincinnati) and a semi-final at the US Open this season.
“I’m not a man of pretense and when it’s over, it’s over”
“I would have liked to go to the Masters, yes, recognizes Perret. But I’m not a man of pretense and when it’s over, it’s over. There was no point in prolonging it artificially. I preferred to cut rather than tear. »