Tennis Today: Murray feels Gimelstob has to go while peak Djokovic ‘better’ than Federer and Nadal
In Tennis Today, Andy Murray joins the debate about Justin Gimelstob’s future while a former player has his say on who between Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic was the better player during their prime.
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What’s in the news
Andy Murray has become the latest high-profile to voice his opinion on Justin Gimelstob’s future as ATP Board member.
“I don’t see how, with everything that has gone on, how it’s possible for him to remain in a position of authority or management at the ATP right now,” he told The Telegraph in an exclusive interview (subscription).
The Daily Mail also covered the issue over the weekend with Mike Dickson reporting “at least half a dozen candidates to stand against disgraced Justin Gimelstob in ATP Board election”.
In The Metro, Amelie Mauresmo called on Novak Djokovic and the player council to vote Justin Gimelstob off ATP Board.
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic at their peak? In Express Sport, Gilles Muller has his say.
What’s on social media
Judy Murray having a bit of fun.
— judy murray (@JudyMurray) April 28, 2019
Man of the moment Thiem.
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