Johan Van Herck sees the reform of the International tennis federation (ITF) wants to make to the format of the Davis Cup. “This proposal is NOT the solution”, writes the Belgian team captain on Instagram.
“Yes to changes, but let the soul of this wonderful competition are preserved,” writes Van Herck also.
Had also all Steve Darcis, ‘Mister Davis Cup’, through the social media against the reform. André Stein, chairman of the Belgian tennis federation, introduced himself after a conversation with spearhead David Goffin then again milder. “The vote is only about six months. So We have a lot of time to think about our voice, to think. Then we will have also the details of their project know”, she said.
According to the proposal of the ITF would be the unofficial world championship for mannenteams from 2019 to the end of the season in one week’s time, eighteen countries are played. The freed-up weekends would be taken up by exhibitietoernooien where the big names a lot of money would be able to catch.
The world cup would be organized by investment group Kosmos. Led by Barcelona star Gerard Pique. The footballer would do this, especially Asian capital have found. The decision for the reform falls in August in the American Orlando but would only be a formality.