It’s been confirmed by Matt Cronin that Ana Ivanovic is no longer working with fitness trainer Scott Byrnes. The news was first reported by Miguel Seabra earlier today, and then became apparent when Scott Byrnes was no longer listed part of Ana’s team on her website. According to Cronin, Scott Byrnes left Ana’s team earlier this month. Reason as to why is not known.
Scott Byrnes rejoined Ana’s team this past July, and was her fitness trainer from mid 2006 through mid 2009. It’s a shame that they’re no longer together because he was a great fit for her. No word yet on who will replace him. In the meantime, I think it’s very unfair for people to jump to conclusions as to why the two split. Nobody knows what was the reason behind it and who’s decision it was. So to jump all over Ana is just ridiculous, imo. It’s not exactly the best timing with the season less than two weeks away, but she still has Nigel at her side and I’m still confident 2012 will be a good year.