Indian tennis players may skip Davis Cup match
NEW DELHI (AP)
India's top players say they'll pull out of the Davis Cup match against South Korea if they are required to sign a code of conduct agreement with the country's tennis association.
Eight players said Friday in a statement that they would skip the Feb. 1-3 series in New Delhi if the All India Tennis Association asks them to sign. The players also want a change in Davis Cup management, more prize money and an enlarged team of six players.
The AITA had earlier conceded that the players had a valid point in wanting coach Nandan Bal and non-playing captain Shiv Misra replaced.
Last year, the AITA was criticized for not reaching out to players and worked out a compromise before the London Olympics after Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna refused to play doubles with Leander Paes.