Will no longer be captain of teams for Davis Cup and Federation Cup
re Was signed a contract until December and his intention was to continue
The Royal Spanish Tennis Federation has announced decision to cease to Conchita Martinez as captain of Spanish team Davis Cup and Federation Cup, which he has led for nearly two and four years, respectively. In first debuted in year 2015 against Russia, commanding also selection in years 2016 and 2017 -fell to Serbia in quarterfinals-. By time it is not known who will take controls for coming commitments. The former tennis player issued a statement in which he was very disappointed: "it Is very ungrateful to take control of boat when re is storm and when you get peace of mind and commitment to give up you."
"The abandonment that I felt during se months, I foreshadowed that prescindiría of my work, more when, for first time in last few years, this new executive, I retired chance to accompany players and players and let m follow-up face-to-face during Grand Slams," he added in his statement, ensuring that it hurts "for fans" and that he considers that his "involvement with Spanish tennis does not deserve an end of this so disrespectful."
The Board of Directors of RFET, gared in Barcelona on morning of Thursday, made public determination to terminate commitment with Conchita Martinez, who in recent times had accompanied him on occasions to Garbiñe Muguruza in circuit. In near future, Federation will make public name of new leaders of Spanish team of Davis Cup and Federation Cup.
a few weeks Ago, winner of Wimbledon in 1994 did not hide his desire to continue at head of his obligations as captain. "It is early to say anything, but as we sit down to talk when time comes," he said n. The RFET argues decision of change with intention "to face new challenges in 2018 with our equipment."The Board justifies eesc in search of "new challenges"
"The Board of Directors of Spanish Tennis Federation terminated contract of Conchita Martinez and appreciates your great work. The Board of Directors of RFET, according to general consensus, it has decided to terminate contract of Conchita Martinez as coach of Spanish team of Davis Cup and Federation Cup," according to statement issued by Federation.
"In meeting held in Barcelona, members of said Board have agreed, unanimously, a change in direction of our professional teams, highlighting " great work that has been done to Conchita Martínez in se years at head of teams with most iconic of our sport," added Federation.
"The board has also expressed "gratitude to Conchita Martinez. In years as team captain of Federation Cup and Davis Cup has done a great job. We have decided to change, supported by a general consensus, to face new challenges in 2018 with our equipment", explains REFERENCE. In coming days Board of Directors of RFET announces new leaders of Spanish team of Davis Cup and Federation Cup.
Conchita Martinez was elected in January 2013 as captain of Spanish team in Federation Cup. The 5 of July 2015 was also named as responsible for Spanish Davis Cup team, with which he managed to return to World Group and to ensure permanence in elite this season