Thread: Jay Berger
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Old 09-07-2011, 04:21 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Pro_Tour_630 View Post
ok guys enough with the jokes

Jay had a nice career, he is a fuggly clay courter, when the spanish had casal and snachez

He won his first top-level singles title in 1986 at Buenos Aires. In 1988, he captured both the singles and doubles titles at São Paulo. In March he upset world # 2 Mats Wilander, 6–0, 7–5, in Orlando, Florida. In March 1989 Berger upset world # 3 Boris Becker, 6–1, 6–1, in Indian Wells. In May he upset world # 3 Mats Wilander, 6–3, 6–4, in Rome. In August Berger beat world # 3 Stefan Edberg, 6–4, 6–2, at Indianapolis.

In 1989, Berger reached the quarterfinals at both the French Open and the US Open
2 different discussions, your video on his serve caused a few jokes. You are correct, he had a great career as a player.

But the thread is about how he has zero credibility as far as ever discovering or developing players, does not have the personality to do so, and offers technical advice that is not sound. A poster with great credentials commented on seeing him actually teaching, a poster who dealt with him as a USTA kid parent commented on his personality. First hand accounts of his issues.

I could care less if he had a pretty serve and won 5 French Opens, he is another example of a hire that has no track record in his current job.
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