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- Roger Federer says he is “all for innovation”, but admits there is a tinge of sadness that the next generation won’t get to experience the Davis Cup in its current format. The International Tennis Federation voted in favour of a major revamp of the tournament that will see it transform into a week-long event featuring 18 nations in a yet to be determined country. The competition will be play...

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news from Saturday, August 18, 2018

- The Davis Cup needed to change in order to be revived into the spectacle it once was. Not a single player, coach, or national association will argue that. What was once a worldwide showpiece has seen declining attendance and few top tier players participate. The dispute and controversy comes in the "how." The ITF clearly had the majority of delegates supporting the new format, with 71.43% in favor...

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- It may be, as the Davis Cup website proclaims "the world's largest annual international team competition in sport", with 132 nations entered this year, and with a history dating back to 1900. But this famous tournament is set to undergo a dramatic restructure next year—into something not dissimilar to the new World Team Cup planned by the ATP to feature before of the Australian Open in 2020: Tw...

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- Come 2019, the world of tennis will have a slew of changes to offer to its viewers. There is going to be a sizeable reduction in the number of seeds in the Slams – from 32 down to 16 – in a throwback to the past. Then, there is to be a revamping of the ATP Challenger Tour, with an increase in the size of the singles draw – from 32 to 48 along with an increase in the prize money pool. The I...

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