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In truth, they are more alike than it appears.“We’re both O. D.,” Gimelstob said, referring to obsessive-compulsive disorder. Gimelstob leaves cartons of ice cream on the counter, Isner said, and swigs of coffee in mugs that he neglects to rinse out.“I’m extremely, extremely domestic,” Isner said, adding, “He’s a hurricane.
It just drives me crazy.”Gimelstob had never coached an ATP player, and his learning curve was steep.“I started out giving John way too much information because that’s how I liked it when I played,” said Gimelstob, whose father and uncle were basketball coaches.
on my computer itching to get the day started.”Roughly 12 hours after climbing off the stationary bike, Gimelstob checked his messages.
Despite making a concerted effort throughout the day to keep up with his correspondence, his unread emails and text messages had grown to nearly 400. On technology’s superhighway, he is not pedaling in place; he is losing ground. After a few hours’ sleep — a long nap, really — he would resume his striving.
For the rest of the afternoon, Gimelstob’s attention was divided between Murray’s rout of Groth and Madison Keys’s three-set victory over Yaroslava Shvedova, playing on a feed in front of him.
How can he straddle the players’ box and the broadcast booth or fight for all players as a board member when he is a paid member of one player’s entourage?Married for nearly four years, the couple is in the process of divorcing.“It is heartbreaking,” said Gimelstob, who bypassed the Auckland Open, where he previously has begun his year, because he would have been apart from his son for almost a month.“As much as I love my work,” he said, “I don’t love it more than my family.”After the broadcast, Gimelstob had a short break before a scheduled ATP meeting. Lopez dispatched Pella to set up a meeting against Isner on Saturday. about his footwork on his backhand and his volleying technique.He lingered in the booth to watch the feed of the match between Feliciano López and Guido Pella, the winner of which would play Isner in the third round. A production engineer was putting the electronic equipment to bed for the night.“I need this on! Gimelstob, who cannot sit still, and Isner, who can sit happily all day on his couch watching televised sports, come across as the odd couple of tennis. And he’s more obsessed with his coffee cups and his countertops.”With a shudder, Isner, 30, described the Los Angeles-based Gimelstob’s training visits to Isner’s home in Tampa, Fla.That is another way they are different, said Gimelstob, whose long days are a testament to his tireless quest for growth and self-improvement.
Sure, he could work one job, but his current schedule affords him five times the fun.“I love what I do, all of it,” he said, adding, “I’m up at 4 a.m.“Some players might have a problem,” Steve Johnson, an American seeded 31st here, said, adding: “I think it’s a little different that he’s also coaching a player that we’re playing against.