Can former stars win as coaches?

Pairings with current big names have potential, but also potential pitfalls

Updated: January 12, 2014, 9:42 AM ET
By Sandra Harwitt | Special to ESPN.com

DOHA, Qatar -- At last week's Qatar ExxonMobil Open in Doha, the hot topic of conversation was that Boris Becker and Stefan Edberg were joining Ivan Lendl in the coaches' corner.

The resounding opinion around Doha was that this new wave of former No. 1s turning up as coaches will enhance excitement on the tour. And while the tennis produced today is about as fine as any sport can hope for, the belief is that the return of past greats will add a fresh dimension to the game.

Andy Murray, ...

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