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Ginepri's offseason boot camp paying dividends

Robby Ginepri's slump has been so grave, he failed to make the player biography section in the ATP media guide. But with a coach who's willing to push him out of his comfort zone, Ginepri is steadfast in maximizing the next few years and returning to the upper echelon.

Originally Published: February 28, 2008
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

It's a time-worn classified ad: Talented, slumping athlete seeks no-nonsense coach to rejuvenate his career. Sometimes the guy is right for the job, and sometimes the chemistry experiment blows up.

Jose Higueras, the former top-10 player from Spain who runs a training center in Palm Springs, Calif., has a reputation for making players rise to his high standards and hunker down to his regimen of hard labor. He doesn't care to travel much and tries to mold independent players who know ...

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