World No 1 Novak Djokovic said that the Professional Tennis Players Association, a new player union started by him along with fellow professional Vasek Pospisil, has managed to get 200 WTA players on board.
Before the US Open, around 150 ATP players had signed up to take steps towards forming an association to explore issues of the players, something the ATP player council hasn’t exactly achieved, according to the men’s world No 1.
Djokovic stepped down as president of the body to form PTPA as co-president with Pospisil.
“The players association is going forward. I think it’s very important for us players to have 100% player representation, and I feel we can actually be a positive addition to ATP and work together, because this is what we want,” he told press ahead of his match on Friday at the Italian Open.
“We have, as I said again, we are not just men’s…