Up and coming Tennis Australia-sponsored ATP Cup marked ‘despicable’
ATP Cup 2020 will be started on 3rd January until 12th January 2020 and it will be held on Australia.
American No.3 Reilly Opelka closed down from the Davis Cup by shooting a took shots at the approaching ATP Cup, depicting the group occasion in Australia as “disgraceful”.
US any desires for arriving at the quarter-finals of the redid Davis Cup finished in spite of a 2-1 gathering F triumph over Italy in which the duplicates elastic closed at 4am.
The new-look Davis Cup, supplanting the old World Group position with a 18-country seven-day confrontation in Madrid, has part conclusion and the 24-country ATP Cup which is together subsidized by Tennis Australia, occurring a month and a half later, is viewed as an adversary rivalry.
“All things considered, the ATP Cup is pitiful. I believe it’s stunning for the benefit of the ATP for them to pass that and permit that,” Opelka told columnists.
“It’s entirely humiliating, really. “It’s entirely terrible for the game. It makes it more top-substantial than it as of now is.” With just two singles players from any nation allowed, Opelka says the ATP Cup ought not convey positioning focuses.
“For instance, I’m on the planet. I’m not going to play since I’m the second or third-most elevated positioned American, and just the main two folks play,” he said.
The groups that take an interest in the cup are dictated by the singles positioning of their best player.
For a nation to qualify, it must have in any event three players with ATP rankings, and two of them with singles positioning. Opelka brought up that those contending in the ATP Cup will get an extra competition to support their positioning.
“It’s unjustifiable, there’s not rise to open door for everybody,” he said. “For instance, Moldova qualified. That is to say, their No.1 player is positioned entirely a long ways behind me and their No.2 player I don’t believe he’s positioned.
“With the goal that’s going to make for a 0-0 match that will be 30 minutes possibly. That is bad for the game.”