Daniela Hantuchova Is Happy At Academia Sanchez-Casal

Written by: on 5th December 2012
Print This Post Print This Post
Spain vs Slovakia
Daniela Hantuchova Is Happy At Academia Sanchez-Casal

epa03192670 Slovakia's Daniela Hantuchova returns the ball to Spain's Lourdes Dominguez during their Fed Cup World group playoff match in Marbella, southern Spain, 22 April 2012. Hantuchova won 6-0, 6-7 (4) and 6-4. EPA/JORGE ZAPATA  |

After starting the year with Claudio Pistolesi as her coach, former top 5 player Daniela Hantuchova is working out at the Academia Sanchez-Casal in Barcelona with coach Eduardo Nicholas. Hantuchova experienced a stress fracture in her foot during 2012 and saw her ranking drop to No. 32 by year end.

 

“We are focusing on her mobility on the court so that Daniela can make the best use of her technical talent,” he told La Marca.

 

Hantuchova worked with Nicholas in 2007 and said she enjoyed the experience.

 

“I feel very comfortable training with Eduardo, and with Angel Eduardo Gimenez or Emilio Sanchez Vicario. I am very grateful for all I’ve learned with them.”

 

After winning Pattaya City in February, the Slovak lost her way and even when she returned after her foot trouble couldn’t rediscover her form. In 2012, she suffered 10 first round losses. She will turn 30 in April, but she still thinks she can make an impact on tour.

 

“I want to be back the Top-Ten,” she said.

 

©Daily Tennis News Wire

Topics: , , , ,





10sBalls Top Stories

In Case You Missed It

Serbian Tennis Future Is Bright – Meet Mihailo Topic thumbnail

Serbian Tennis Future Is Bright – Meet Mihailo Topic

During the Davis cup quarterfinals tie between Serbia & Spain, I took an opportunity to interview young Mihajlo Topic.
LONDON Tennis Update From The 02  • Grigor Dimitrov Dominates At Nitto 2017 ATP World Tour Championship Finals thumbnail

LONDON Tennis Update From The 02 • Grigor Dimitrov Dominates At Nitto 2017 ATP World Tour Championship Finals

Another backhand bolt from Grigor Dimitrov stung the sideline leaving Pablo Carreno Busta shaking his head smiling at the absurdity of it all
RICKY’S PREVIEW AND PREDICTION FOR THE ATP FINALS AFTERNOON SEMI: FEDERER VS. GOFFIN thumbnail

RICKY’S PREVIEW AND PREDICTION FOR THE ATP FINALS AFTERNOON SEMI: FEDERER VS. GOFFIN

The year-end championship was Roger Federer's personal playground during a nine-year stretch from 2003 to 2011, in which he lifted the winner's trophy on six occasions.
TENNIS NEWS • LONDON • GOFFIN TO FACE FEDERER IN ATP LONDON SEMIFINALS thumbnail

TENNIS NEWS • LONDON • GOFFIN TO FACE FEDERER IN ATP LONDON SEMIFINALS

Extreme experiences marked David Goffin’s World Tour Finals week. The seventh seed soared knocking out world No. 1 Rafael Nadal in what he called the best win of his career on Monday night only to crash and burn suffering his worst loss of the season to Grigor Dimitrov on Wednesday.
GOFFIN BEATS THIEM • INTO LONDON SEMIFINAL LINEUP THAT IS WINLESS AGAINST THE MIGHTY ROGER FEDERER thumbnail

GOFFIN BEATS THIEM • INTO LONDON SEMIFINAL LINEUP THAT IS WINLESS AGAINST THE MIGHTY ROGER FEDERER

Roger Federer was a huge title favorite going into the Nitto ATP World Tour Finals, and certainly going into Friday's virtual quarterfinal clash between David Goffin and Dominic Thiem. He is an ever bigger favorite now.