Gonzo looking to add to his résumé

The old Fernando Gonzalez had just one gear -- high. Now, thanks to his new coach, this talented Chilean is flyin' high

Originally Published: March 13, 2007
By David Higdon | Special to ESPN.com

Tennis fans have long had a soft spot for Fernando Gonzalez, and why not? It's easy to love a go-for-broke style that offers highlights and gaffes worthy of a Best and Worst Hits DVD. The 26-year-old Chilean has spent a decade on the ATP circuit, alternately painting lines and threatening ball kids with his howitzer of a forehand. Gonzo? Few nicknames fit more perfectly.

For the past six months, though, thanks to a new coach and an attitude adjustment, Gonzalez has been playing deep into the ...

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