So nothing should stand in the way of a starting place in the main competition of the Australian Open (January 2023). “I should be inside, that was my stated goal for this year,” said the 29-year-old from Lichtenwörther, who is currently on vacation.
The Davis Cup will be upgraded in 2023. The competition, which has existed for 122 years, will be integrated into the ATP Tour, which means that the participants will also be able to enjoy points. The United Cup will take the place of the ATP Cup at the turn of the year, which will cost 15 million US dollars for 18 nations.
At the start of the WTA Finals in Fort Worth there were two outsider victories. Aryna Sabalenka (Blr) beat the world number two Ons Jabeur (Tun) 3:6, 7:6 (5), 7:5. Jessica Pegula, number three, was beaten by Maria Sakkari (Gre) 6:7 (6), 6:7 (4).