MIAMI — Angry about tennis politics, Vasek Pospisil of Canada staged a tantrum and was docked a key point Wednesday in his opening-round loss at the Miami Open. Pospisil, who has been trying to set up a new group to represent men’s professional players, was beaten by qualifier Mackenzie McDonald 6-3, 4-6, 6-3.
Accordingly, why is Vasek Pospisil not playing?
Canada’s Vasek Pospisil has decided to not take part in the Tokyo Olympics, citing a right shoulder injury and other factors leading to the decision.
Moreover, is Vasek Pospisil injury?
Vasek Pospisil’s injury before Australian Open 2021
Canadian player Vasek Pospisil also withdrew from Great Ocean Road Open. … It is said that he has a back injury which seems to be minor. But this raises questions ahead of the Australian Open 2021.
What is the prize money for Miami Open?
The 36th edition of the Miami Open, it was a Masters 1000 event on the 2021 ATP Tour, and a WTA 1000 event on the 2021 WTA Tour.
|2021 Miami Open|
|Prize money||$4,299,205 (ATP) $3,260,190 (WTA)|
|Location||Miami Gardens, Florida, United States|
|Venue||Hard Rock Stadium|
Who are the members of PTPA?
The PTPA executive leadership team exists of:
- Advisory Board Member, Bill Ackman.
- Advisory Board Member, Michael Hirshfeld.
- Advisory Board Member, Rebecca Macdonald.
- Advisory Board Member, Katarina Pijetlovic.
- Advisory Board Member, Anton Rabie.
Which Canadian tennis players are going to the Olympics?
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will begin a new chapter for Canadian tennis as Andreescu, Fernandez, Fichman and Auger-Aliassime will all participate at the Games for the first time in their careers.
Is Shapovalov playing in the Olympics?
Canada’s tennis star Denis Shapovalov has pulled out from the Tokyo Olympics due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The world number 12 wrote on Monday, “Representing Canada means the world to me, but due to the current situation my team and I have decided this is the best decision for everyone’s safety.”
What did Pospisil say?
Pospisil, 30, said he was “truly sorry” he “disrespected the game I love”. Last year, Pospisil and world number one Novak Djokovic launched a new players’ association to rival the ATP. The world number 67 had already smashed his racquet and launched a ball out of the court before his outburst.
Who is Stephanie Myles?
Stephanie Myles – Writer, photographer and videographer – New York Times, Toronto Star, The Guardian, Yahoo Sports Canada, RDS television, OpenCourt.ca | LinkedIn.