Alexander Zverev will not play in the revamped 2019 Davis Cup, he has confirmed.
The world number five believes the decision to change and reschedule the tournament is unfair on players and has essentially announced a boycott – and he doesn’t expect to be the only one.
“In November I do not want to play tennis anymore,” the world number five said, speaking at the Shanghai Masters after beating Georgia’s Nikoloz Basilashvili.
Tennis Today: Roger Federer reveals decision on his Grand Slam future…https://t.co/1M7c7QNVC3
— Tennis365 (@T365Official) October 10, 2018
“I think all the top guys will say the same thing. We have one and a half months off in our season, and that’s end of November and December.
“Making a tournament end of November which is 10 days playing and competing, it’s crazy.
“By the end of the year we are all tired.
“For us as top players, we had discussions, we had talks with the ATP how to make the season shorter, and not longer.
“No, it’s not happening (playing in November 2019) and I guarantee you I will not be the only one.”
Johanna Konta still struggling to come to grips with the fact that Wimbledon 2020 has been axed.
Michael Graham on why Roland Garros is his favourite.
No on-court training for Roger Federer just yet.
French officials determined to host a “full” version of Roland Garros.
Former British No 1 Greg Rusedski believes…
British Tour events set for July.
Fabio Fognini on the Grand Slam record.
Novak Djokovic adds two more big-name players to Adria Tour.
Wayne Gretzky a big fan of Bianca Andreescu.
Novak Djokovic gives more info on Adria Tour.