DARREN Cahill plotted Andy Roddick's Queen's Club downfall and the Australian coach is now intent on helping Andy Murray scale the highest mountain in tennis - Wimbledon
Murray said Cahill's briefing before Saturday night's extraordinary 6-3 6-1 destruction of triple Wimbledon runner-up Roddick had been crucial.
But there is still no sign of a formal arrangement between the pair because of Cahill's commitments to ESPN commentary and adidas, where he is a consulting coach to the clothing and footwear giant's sponsored players.
"I think he's a great coach," Murray said.
"He doesn't have a big ego at all, which I think can happen a lot with ex-players that have been successful coaches. He's very calm, but he has strong opinions. I think he explains things very, very well. He listens very well, which I think is one of the most important things for a coach to do.
"I'm sure he can give me a lot more advice and help me a lot.
"I spoke to him for a good 15-20 minutes last night about how I have been feeling about the (Roddick) match. He's a good guy."
Murray is yet to hire a permanent replacement for Alex Corretja, who left the Murray camp after the Scot's Australian Open final whipping from Novak Djokovic in January.
Murray said he could not remember playing better on grass after defeating Roddick in only 59 minutes to earn a tilt at Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the final.
"Everything I was trying, every passing shot I hit, was always in the right spot," Murray said.
"I hardly gave him a chance on anything."
Roddick had nothing but praise for Murray's near flawless display.
"It certainly does nothing to my confidence level going into Wimbledon," he said.
"I just thought he played too good. Everything he touched turned to gold. He was too good for me today."
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