Simona Halep, Rafael Nadal, Billie Jean King and others react to Roger Federer’s ATP-WTA merger proposal

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal

Roger Federer’s calls for the men’s ATP Tour to merge with women’s WTA Tour have received unequivocal support from players on both Tours.

The 20-time Grand Slam winner on Wednesday took to Twitter to start a debate about the future of tennis, saying “Just wondering… I the only one thinking that now is the time for men’s and women’s tennis to be united and come together as one?”

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And his peers on the ATP and WTA Tours as well as some legends have expressed support for the idea with the likes of Simona Halep, Rafael Nadal and Billie Jean King, to name just a few, all giving the idea the thumbs up.

Simona Halep

Rafael Nadal

Billie Jean King

Garbine Muguruza

Diego Schwartzman

Boris Becker

Nick Kyrgios

Judy Murray

Donna Vekic.

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