German Davis Cup crew captain Sergei Bubka has confirmed that Alexander Zverev intends to signify his nation on the ATP Cup in January. Zverev, ranked at No. 4 on this planet, did not make himself out there to Germany for this 12 months’s Davis Cup Finals.
Zverev is wholesome however he’s boycotting the Davis Cup Finals as a result of he does not take into account it to be the “actual Davis Cup.” The ITF made modifications to the Davis Cup format two years and since then Zverev hasn’t represented Germany within the competitors.
“The format needs to be modified and I am sticking to that. I’m somebody who retains his phrase. I need to win the Davis Cup, however I need to win the true Davis Cup,” the 24-year-old informed a press convention on Saturday earlier than the beginning of the ATP match in Vienna.
Zverev vaccinated and cozy with the Australian Open guidelines
In Vienna, Zverev mentioned that he’s snug with regardless of the Australian Open decides since he’s vaccinated and will not have any issues coming into the nation.
On Monday, the WTA despatched a letter to gamers, revealing that unvaccinatined gamers shall be allowed to play on the Australian Open however required to finish 14 days of onerous quarantine. “Everybody has the fitting to determine for themselves,” Zverev mentioned.
“The gamers who will not be vaccinated in all probability will not be allowed to play in Melbourne. And I perceive that call. For me, that is not an issue.” Zverev by no means had issues with the place that the Australian authorities was taking.
“I totally respect the choices of gamers that aren’t vaccinated. I additionally do respect the choice that the Australian authorities is giving,” Zverev mentioned lately. “I do not need to be in the midst of one thing which I sort of am not concerned in as a result of I haven’t got that subject of the two-week quarantine, all that. I do not need to go towards anyone right here.”