I support the direction the tour is taking--especially as it relates to steps taken to create a healthier calendar for top players--though I of course want to wait and see how the Road Map develops before coming to final opinions on the many reforms that will part of the new system. I do hope that I and other top players will have an opportunity to sit with the tour leadership in the coming weeks to discuss certain elements of the Road Map where I think there is still room for improvement.
Thursday, October 30, 2008
Safina recants talk of boycott
After learning that the Moscow Open will have no limits on top players in 2009, Dinara Safina--who had talked about a player boycott of the tour--has toned down her rhetoric. Safina is now saying that she withhold judgment of the new tour calendar: