Feliciano Lopez, new director of the Davis Cup Finals, releases the primary phrases


Feliciano Lopez, new director of the Davis Cup Finals, releases the primary phrases
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Feliciano Lopez, nonetheless lively participant, director of the Mutua Madrid Open and new director of the ultimate section of the Davis Cup 2023. The Spaniard, who as introduced by himself ought to quickly depart the skilled Tour and hold up his racket, begins planning his profession as a former Participant.

He has been introduced as the brand new director of the nationwide workforce competitors for the Group stage in September and the Remaining 8 in Malaga. The competitors tries to start out a brand new course, after the tip, not totally serene, with Kosmos.

“Turning into match director is a superb privilege for me and I thank the ITF for appointing me. I’ve very particular reminiscences of this competitors, so I am pleased to tackle a brand new organizational position. As an athlete, representing your nation is the head of your profession.

It has all the time meant rather a lot to me and you’ll nonetheless see how a lot it means to any participant who has performed on this competitors over time. As Match Director, my most important focus will probably be to construct on the latest success of the competitors and make it the very best occasion for gamers and followers all over the world.

I am unable to wait to get began,” mentioned the brand new director of a contest he has gained 4 instances (2008, 2009, 2011 and 2019), in keeping with the official assertion.

The press launch

The present president of the ITF, David Haggerty, within the press launch launched didn’t fail to reward the brand new director Feliciano Lopez.: “We now have little doubt that Feliciano will probably be an awesome addition to this competitors.

He’s a Davis Cup legend and he embodies the essence of this competitors: ardour, enjoyable and satisfaction in representing your nation. His file speaks for itself and he’s adored in Spain for a number of causes in addition to demonstrating his expertise as a match director lately.

For all of this now we have introduced him into the workforce at this stage of the competitors. The ITF and Feliciano are absolutely aligned and we proceed to goal to develop this glorious occasion.”


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