Davis Cup announces divisive proposals

Tweet The Davis Cup is now dead. The ITF have killed one of the best tennis tournaments in the world with their new proposals which will come into effect next year. Quite understandably, the changes have caused a huge divide between current and ex-players. The good news is that the final proposals haven’t been approved yet, with a two-thirds majority needed at the ITF annual general meeting in August. The changes put forward are part of a new 25-year, $3 billion plan with an investment group founded by footballer Gerard Pique. Specifically, it will…

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Djokovic loses to a qualifier

Tweet Report by Zuzanna Marciniak Novak Djokovic was surprisingly beaten by the world number 109, Japan’s Taro Daniel, 7-6(3) 4-6 1-6, in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells to suffer his fifth-ever loss to a player from outside the top 100. This was Djokovic’s first appearance since the Australian Open in January, after which he was forced to undergo elbow surgery and was out of action for nearly two months. Daniel took advantage of Djokovic, who couldn’t find his regular rhythm and made 62 unforced…

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