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“Federations Are Puppets” – Richard Gasquet Hits Out at Tennis Associations

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Former World No.7 Richard Gasquet not too long ago competed within the Final Tennis Showdown(UTS). He narrowly misplaced to the eventual champion Matteo Berrettini within the Semifinals. He praised the occasion for its modern tweaks to tennis.

Richard Gasquet

In an interview with L’equipe Gasquet lashed out on the Federations. He says everybody must be cautious. When he was taking part in the united stateshe was getting examined each week and so gamers should reside with that now. Gasquet is annoyed with the federations not implementing protocols to curb the pandemic.

“In fact you need to watch out. I attempt to be as cautious as attainable, and I hope it’s the identical for everybody. Right here I’ve been examined each weekend (UTS). It’s important to attempt to reside too.” he stated.

“There are lots of people all over the place too, particularly within the restaurant. I’m not the federal government. It’s he who provides the directives. I’m simply making an attempt at my humble degree to do what I do to them.” he added

Richard Gasquet

“ATP is catastrophic” – Richard Gasquet

He slammed ATP as properly. Gasquet labeled them Catastrophic. The Frenchman mentions that the zoom conferences with them yield nothing and so he skips it. He additionally commented that the Federations are puppets they usually haven’t any authority. It’s the federal government that makes the selections. So neither the FFT nor USTA have choice making powers for his or her respective Grand Slams in Paris and New York.

“At ATP, they’re catastrophic, they are saying nothing to the gamers. Zoom conferences to say nothing, I don’t attend. In any case, it’s the authorities who determine. In New York, it’s going to be the governor. And the federal government in France for Roland-Garros. Neither Bernard Giudicelli (president of the FFT) nor the president of the USTA (Tennis Federation of the US) are decision-makers. Federations are puppets,” Gasquet stated

Be aware: The quotes are translations from French utilizing Google Translation.

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There are some daring claims made by Gasquet. Some gamers are nonetheless not satisfied with the ATP’s protocols for restarting the season.

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