Davis Cup greats dismayed over plan to dump century of tradition for fast format

Original article by Courtney Walsh
The Australian – Page: 1 & 6 : 28-Feb-18

Australian tennis legends such as Neale Fraser and Pat Cash has criticised the International Tennis Federation’s proposal for a major overhaul of the Davis Cup tournament. Although the trophy would still be called the Davis Cup, the tournament itself would be renamed the World Cup of Tennis Finals. It would played at a neutral venue over one week in November rather than the traditional format of home-and-away ties for each competing nation. In addition, each match would feature just three sets instead of the five at present.


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