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Since September's US Open win, Emma Raducanu was without a coach
Torben Beltz will be her new coach, according to Emma Raducanu, the US Open champion.
Angelique Kerber, 44, was the German partner in the win of the Australian Open and US Open in 2016.
They were reunited for the season, but Kerber said Monday that they will not be working together in 2022.
The Telegraph covered the story first external-link after finding an image of Beltz and her agent Chris Helliar at a coffee shop in Orpington.
The photo was uploaded to a Raducanu Instagram fan page on 20 October, the week that the British player was known to have been practicing at the nearby Bromley Tennis Center.
Esteban Carril was among the coaches, but he is currently in Stockholm with Andy Murray with the intention of joining his team next season.
Beltz will not be in Austria this week. Raducanu, the top seed at Linz's Upper Austria Ladies Event in Linz, is Raducanu.
In the final event of the year, the Briton will play Wang Xinyu in round two on Tuesday.
Although it is now understood that terms have been reached, Raducanu was cautious when she was asked about her new coach.
She said, "I feel really positive about my coaching situation."
"I had some trials, and they went well. I have someone in place, and I'm excited to get some great work done in preseason."
Raducanu, who parted company with Andrew Richardson in September after becoming the first qualifier for the US Open, has not had a coach since.
Beltz, who has worked with Kerber and Donna Vekic in Croatia for many years, is the perfect person for her.
Beltz (left), has been with Kerber for four coaching sessions (right).
Kerber, former world number one, told the Porsche Newsroom Monday that her fourth stint with Beltz was over.
The three-time Grand Slam singles champion stated, "I would love to take on more responsibility."
"I am very grateful for our time together, and for all we achieved as a group."
Raducanu will be working with Beltz in earnest as the new British number 1 begins pre-season training at end of month.