Day 8 from Sony Open 2013

Wozniacki works on her clay court game with Mats.

Wozniacki works on her clay court game in Florida.

Hello all,

Today I went off site on the clay courts with Caroline Wozniacki and her team. Since most of the players will start playing clay court tournaments, we looked for courts in Key Biscayne. Caroline was working on getting used to sliding again. My colleague Sven Groeneveld did some exercises with her. We had two sessions with her. Doing drills, hitting lots of balls, 2 on 1s with Jean Rene Lisnard and me.

Movement on clay is very important, and the better you move the better you get in position to hit a good shot. Therefore it’s crucial to work on this important part of your game.

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Action, weather start to heat up at 2013 BNP Paribas Open

Good day, tennis fans!

The heat is coming slowly but steadily. By mid-next week it will certainly get close to the 100s.

Most of the morning we spent off site at La Quinta. If the players want to get away from the busy tennis venue, they go to hit at the courts at La Quinta.

Caroline Wozniacki was on court for two hours.

Wozniacki practicing off site

Wozniacki practicing off site

Next to her was American Jack Sock having an extensive practice, too.

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Ivanovic, Cirstea prep for their matches at BNP Paribas Open

The main stadium at Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

The main stadium at Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

What a stadium!

All players love to be here and love to play in the main stadium in front of a special crowd here at Indian Wells.

It was another early day that began with Sorana Cirstea. My colleague Sven Groeneveld and I were on court with her together with her full-time coach Victor Ionita.

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