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Amélie Mauresmo (Davis Cup) and Julien Benneteau (Fed Cup) to replace Noah as the French coach

Yannick Noah will be next season no longer the French teams in the Davis Cup and Fed Cup coach. The French tennis federation (FFT) has Saturday Amélie Mauresmo was appointed as the successor to the mannenploeg, and Julien Benneteau for the female team. It is the first time ever that a woman has the French Davis Cup team leads.

Mauresmo was from 2012 to 2016 to the head of the Fed Cup team, with whom she two years ago, the finals lost to the Czech republic. During her active career, she won titles at the Australian Open and Wimbledon (both 2006), and won the Masters (2005) and the Fed Cup (2003).

Benneteau turn in september after the US Open to end his active career. He worked ten ATP enkelfinales but lost them all. In the doubles counts twelve victories, including the grand slam Roland Garros in 2014 on the part of his countryman Edouard Roger-Vasselin.

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