NEWS & PROJECTS
SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST (SCMP)
Japanese trainer Yutaka Nakamura has helped guide Maria Sharapova to two grand slams and two world number one rankings; and Kei Nishikori, the only Japanese men’s player ever to rank in the world’s top five, during his junior days.
Now, he is working with
Japanese-Haitian sensation Naomi Osaka, touted to – if not already having done so – take the reins from the legendary Serena Williams.
Japanese trainer who helped Sharapova conquer French Open reflects on her retirement
Looking back on her journey up to that point, her former trainer Yutaka Nakamura, 47, commented, "I think she gave it everything." On the morning of Feb. 26, immediately after Sharapova had announced her intention to retire, Nakamura gave her a call.
IMG Academy has announced the addition of internationally renowned strength and conditioning coach Yutaka Nakamura to the IMG Academy Tennis program. Nakamura will assume the role of Head of Tennis Physical Conditioning. He will oversee all aspects of physical conditioning at IMG Academy.
Herald Sun, Australia
Coaches confident Australian Open Wildcard Marinco Matosevic can grow
ONE of tennis's most respected strength and conditioning experts says the growth potential of wildcard playoff winner is enormous. Matosevic won a place in the Australian Open's main draw for the second year in a row, after