Grigor Dimitrov scored a great victory to beat first seed and consequent top seed Daniil Medvedev in Indian Wells but he did not stay with that. Hours later Hubert Hurkacz came down, one of the best of the year, and Dante Bottini’s hand was seen.
The Argentine has been his coach since the beginning of the season but this week he is just seeing his best tennis in a long time. In statements to the site of the ATP highlighted the importance of health: “He is healthy, he should be happy about it after having suffered several injuries this year. I think he can give thanks for the way he is and deal with things day after day. “
He also spoke of the permeability of his pupil: “You have to speak and make the player see the facts, show them how to do it. Obviously it is not something that works every day, but this week it has worked.”
In the purely and exclusively technical aspect, he diagrammed: “We work on many aspects, but I like to say that I try to get something more up to the net, to maintain aggressiveness on the court. We also work a lot on his backhand. He is doing a good job with the serve. , a great weapon for him. “
That omen of the player who said in February is being confirmed: “With Bottini we definitely have a future.” Obviously it takes time to arrive but in the end there is a reward …