Djokovic: No decision yet on coach Becker

Novak Djokovic has said he is yet to decide whether he will continue to work with former world number one Boris Becker next season.

Becker has been Djokovic’s head coach for the last three years and the pair have enjoyed an extremely fruitful spell together, with the Serbian claiming six Grand Slam titles during that period.

However, there has been speculation about their relationship becoming fractured over recent months, with Djokovic suffering an early elimination at Wimbledon and then defeat in the final of the US Open.

After progressing to the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters, Djokovic confirmed that the pair were still working together, but there is currently no arrangement beyond the end of the year.

“We are still working (together). For now the plan is the rest of the season, what’s left, indoor tournaments,” the Serb said.

Asked what would happen next year, he said: “We still haven’t talked about it.”

Djokovic enjoyed smooth progress over Canadian qualifier Vasek Pospisil in Shanghai after a 6-4, 6-4 victory yesterday was completed in just 79 minutes.

“I was very pleased with the way I played from the first to last point. I don’t think I dropped my level at all,” he added.

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