The first racket of Ukraine Elina Svitolina said that hurt her to play for the national team in the matches of the Federation Cup.
The tennis Federation of Ukraine announced that Svitolina with Diana Yastremsky refused to play in the upcoming matches in the inability of the Federation to meet the financial demands of the players.
On his page on “Facebook” Svitolina said that changes to its tournament schedule are linked to the injury in the Open championship of Australia.
“I’m sad to report that after lengthy consultations with doctors, I made a very difficult decision to skip the matches of the national team of Ukraine which will take place in Poland.
It’s a difficult decision, because playing for the national team of Ukraine is always an honor for me, last year I planned to participate in these matches. But in Australia, the injury doesn’t allow me yet to start training, and unfortunately, I can’t play at that level,” – wrote the seventh racket of the world.
At the same time, the tennis Federation of Ukraine continues to insist that the absence of Elina Svitolina in the national team for the matches of the Federation Cup is related to money. Vice President and Executive Director of the tennis Federation of Ukraine Yevhen Sukhin said that agent tennis player Stefan Gurov demanded amount, which is 2.5 times more than those conditions, which the Federal office has agreed with the tennis player.
© 2019, z-news.link. All rights reserved.