Ponting goes in to bat for embattled clarkeur as he and a colleague take aim at the critics
It is a little over eight months to the day since the British Open played its closing stages, and the tennis industry is already reeling from the uncertainty surrounding the future of the sport and its grand slam champion.
While the final of the British and Indian tours is a long way off, Roger Federer has already said that if Roger Federer is in his early 40s, he will be retiring from the game.
He told reporters on Sunday that the tennis world is being told to ‘get off the fence’ – something he said ‘he doesn’t particul룰렛arly agree with’ – while Andy Murray said: ‘The grand slam has been under pressure for 20 years now. It is not one of the most popular sports. We don’t need any more pressure.’
The sport has been plunged into chaos because of allegations of corruption and a growing d바카라ivide between rich and poor players.
Roger Federer (pictured) will retire from the game if he is under 40
The sport has been plunged into chaos because of allegations of corruption and a growing divide between rich and poor룰렛 players
It is also facing questions about the sustainability of its grand slam events, with many commentators predicting that in the future it will become irrelevant.
Roger Federer recently said he was’more relaxed about life than I was 10 years ago’ after deciding to’stop talking in public about tennis’ while being interviewed on his condition.
In an interview with The Mail on Sunday, he was asked whether he will be playing at all in his later years, with his brother Roger on his shoulder, because he ‘wouldn’t want to leave this place’.
However, Roger said that if the issue were up for debate ‘it should have been discussed before anybody decided they wanted him out.
Andy Murray wants Roger Federer to play for two years so that he can see what his life has been like – including the poverty he experienced as a child in India
Despite its current state it remains the most successful major tour on the planet, attracting many top players in its final season.
Despite its current state it remains the most successful major tour on the planet, attracting many top players in its final season