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    February 12, 2020 10:49 PM CST

    Novak Djokovic and coach Boris Becker are splitting up after three seasons -- and a half-dozen Grand Slam titles -- as a pair.Djokovic posted a statement on Facebook on Tuesday, saying the duo jointly decided to end our cooperation.The goals we set when we started working together have been completely fulfilled, and I want to thank him for the cooperation, teamwork, dedication and commitment, Djokovics posting said. On the other hand, my professional plans are now directed primarily to maintain a good level of play, and also to make a good schedule and new goals for the next season. In this regard I will make all future decisions.Of Djokovics 12 career major singles trophies -- among men, trailing only Roger Federer with 17, and Pete Sampras and Rafael Nadal with 14 apiece -- half came while working with Becker.Djokovic also was the runner-up at three other Grand Slam tournaments during his time with Becker, meaning the Serb made it to the finals at nine of the 12 majors during their partnership.Becker also was around for Djokovics first French Open title in June, which allowed him to become the eighth man to complete a career Grand Slam -- at least one championship at each of tennis four most important events -- and the first in nearly a half-century to win four major tournaments in a row.At Roland Garros, Djokovic was asked about working with Becker, a six-time major champion as a player in the 1980s and 1990s and part of a recent wave of past stars who signed up to coach current stars.The last couple of years, I had some great times with him, Djokovic said, explaining that Becker taught him from a psychological point of view, how to handle things on the tour, on and off the court.His contribution to the team is definitely big, and so everything works in harmony so far, Djokovic said at the time. How long it is going to go for, we dont know. We go year by year. ... So at the end of this year, we will see if he goes for another year.After Djokovics triumph in Paris, his season went off course.He was upset in the third round at Wimbledon by Sam Querrey and in the first round at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics by Juan Martin del Potro, then lost the No. 1 ranking to Andy Murray last month, finishing 2016 at No. 2.With Becker in his corner, Djokovic finished 2014 and 2015 atop the ATP rankings.---Follow Howard Fendrich on Twitter at Vapormax Flyknit 3 Cheap. Those lessons were more than enough to overwhelm the Utah Jazz. Lou Williams scored 25 points and the Hawks continued their offensive upswing as they rolled to an easy 118-85 victory over the Jazz on Friday night, winning their third straight and for the fourth time in five games. Vapormax Plus Grape For Sale., for the next three years with the signings on Monday of Daryl Townsend and Michael Carter. After Mondays hard-fought loss, the wait seemed longer than usual. Getting set to go their separate ways for a short Christmas break, the Raptors coach credited his team for their effort on a seemingly impossible three-game road trip, urging them to build on that success when they get back to work at the end of the week. Vapormax Plus Rainbow. Wall made the comment in a speech to a Regina business crowd that included Lesnar. The U.S. wrestler and retired mixed martial artist says he was visiting his brothers farm in Saskatchewan and decided he wanted to hear what the premier had to say. Vapormax Flyknit Pale Grey. Bryzgalov stopped 25 shots on Saturday in the Oklahoma City Barons 4-1 victory over the Abbotsford Heat. The Oilers signed Bryzgalov to a one-year $2 million contract last Friday after shedding payroll by dealing defenceman Ladislav Smid to the Flames. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Wake Forest has picked former quarterback Riley Skinner to fill in during its Military Bowl radio broadcast for the ex-assistant coach who was fired as an analyst after the school says he leaked game plans to opponents.The school announced the temporary move Tuesday, one week after Tommy Elrod was fired.Skinner won 31 games from 2006-09 and led the Demon Deacons to three bowl games, including the Orange Bowl a decade ago. He has been an analyst and studio host for Atlantic Coast Conference regional brroadcasts.ddddddddddddElrod -- Skinners position coach during the QBs final two seasons -- was fired after the schools investigation into a possible security breach last month at Louisville determined that he shared or attempted to share game plan information for four games from 2014-16.Wake Forest plays Temple in the Military Bowl on Dec. 27,---More AP college football: Wholesale Jerseys ' ' '