British primary Johanna Konta has employed French coach Dimitri Zavialoff after a trial on the Kremlin Cup in Moscow final month.
Konta, 27, made the semi-finals of the event below Zavialoff’s steerage.
The Frenchman was Stan Wawrinka’s first coach, and in addition helped Timea Bacsinszky break into the world’s high 10.
Konta, who lately parted firm with American coach Michael Joyce, reached a career-high rating of fourth final 12 months however has dropped to 39th.
Born in Sydney, Konta moved together with her household to England aged 14, switching allegiance from Australia to Nice Britain after changing into a British citizen in Could 2012.