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Croatian had additionally labored on the WTA Tour
The tennis world is mourning the lack of Kristijan Schneider, former coach of Croatian Borna Coric, who has handed away aged 41.
“Relaxation in peace my good friend and my coach. I used to be blessed to have you ever in my life,” wrote former World No. 12 Coric in tribute to his countryman on Twitter.
Schneider, also referred to as “Kiki”, had been battling belly most cancers. These concerned in a fundraising effort to assist his therapy included Italian World No. 197 Thomas Fabbiano and Gilles Cervara, coach of World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev.
One other Croatian, WTA star Ana Konjuh, paid tribute to Schneider on Instagram. “I’m misplaced for phrases. Till we meet once more, save me a hug up there. Relaxation in peace Kiki,” wrote the 24-year-old. Schneider additionally had a stint engaged on the WTA Tour as coach of Serbian Olga Danilovic.
ATP World No. 29 Frances Tiafoe added his personal tribute in response to Konjuh’s publish. “Had nothing however love and respect for you Kiki,” wrote the American. “Grateful for our friendship.”
Relaxation in peace my good friend and my coach.
I used to be blessed to have you ever in my life ❤️ pic.twitter.com/e2gi9tSFYs
— borna coric (@borna_coric) April 26, 2022
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