Fernandez also draws a salary from being Fed Cup captain, where the Williams sisters’ commitment is often the key to winning or losing. Things are so incestuous in tennis that I’m convinced nothing will ever change.
The Tennis Channel has experienced this stuff with Justin Gimelstob (who used to coach John Isner) and Lindsay Davenport (who used to coach Madison Keys). Boras for a report on Alex Rodriguez." (A-Rod has since dumped Scott Boras.) This year saw ESPN’s John Mc Enroe, now a consultant/coach for Milos Raonic, work the Wimbledon semifinal between Raonic and Roger Federer for the BBC, which drew some angry tweets from Brits on conflict of interest and potential bias.
"Among the targets of my venom was Anna Kournikova, not to mention a general disregard and disrespect toward women. While I see how it could be implied by my remarks, I assure you that I have the utmost respect for women."Mr Gimelstob, who plays in the World Team Tennis Pro League, has been suspended for one match without pay for a violation of the League's Player Code of Conduct.Gimelstob has been a resident of Morristown, New Jersey.Former tennis player Justin Gimelstob annoucned on Twitter that he is going to get married." The tweet set off a flurry of congratulatory messages to the American.Is Martina Hingis the professional tennis version of the Madden curse? Open champion Marat Safin won another championship before heading to the Olympics, beating Italy's Davide Sanguinetti 6-3, 6-4 Sunday in the President's Cup final.