Berdych hires Vallverdu after severing ties with Czech coaches

The Czech men’s tennis number one Tomáš Berdych has hired Daniel Vallverdu as his new coach. The Venezuelan former player previously worked with Andy Murray for four years. Berdych, who is 29, made the announcement on his Facebook page on Tuesday, adding that he would no longer be working with his hitherto coaches Tomáš Krupa and David Vydra.