The former tennis player Juan Carlos Ferrero has pointed out in a statement that he has not accepted the offer of the Royal Spanish Tennis Federation to take over the Davis Cup team because of his commitment as coach of the German players Alexander Zverev, although he has left open The door to occupy that office in the future.
The number one in the world has recognized: "I am very sorry not to accept this possibility at this time, as in early August start a collaboration with tennis player Alexander Zverev, and professional responsibility does not find adequate to cut the "It is a great illusion that it makes me feel like I am representing Spain in the ultimate tennis competition for national teams."
The option of Sergi Bruguera Cobra more force Ferrero wanted to thank in his statement to the RFET and its President "trust and hope and desire that I can give this opportunity in the future." "I take the opportunity to wish for success to the future captain or commander who is elected, will have all my support and I am sure that he will be able to continue maintaining the Spanish tennis in the place that occupies at international level", concludes the note of the Extennis Valencian.
With the auto-exclusion of Ferrero, the Spanish Tennis Federation can now be more clear about the appointment of the new Captain Davis Cup, which will replace Conchita Martínez in charge. The RFET itself noted on Monday that it planned to announce the names of the new captains, Davis Cup and Copa Federation, together within a maximum of ten days. After the decision of Ferrero, Sergi Bruguera's option becomes more powerful, especially after the rupture of the former champion Roland Garros with the French player Richard Gasquet since this last Wimbledon.