02/06/2015 07:21 EST | Updated 04/08/2015 05:59 EDT

Sam Sumyk confirmed as Eugenie Bouchard's new coach

Montreal's Eugenie Bouchard has hired Sam Sumyk as her new coach.

Bouchard will be relying on him for guidance at the BNP Paribas Fortis Diamond Games in Antwerp, Belgium, on Monday.

A spokesperson for Bouchard's agent confirmed Sumyk's hiring to The Canadian Press on Friday.

The seventh-ranked women's singles player in the world parted ways with long-time coach Nick Saviano in November.

Sumyk has a wealth of experience, most recently coaching former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka at the Australian Open in late January.