Saturday, November 12, 2011

Forget Masters takes over 1000

The former French tennis player Guy Forget assume control of the direction of the Masters of Paris-Bercy 1000 next year and thus fed speculation that the captaincy will Gallic Davis Cup at the end of 2012. "The French Federation has decided to Guy Forget the reins of the tournament in the coming years", said Saturday the director general of the Federation, Gilbert Ysern, before the conclusion of the semifinals of the Masters 1000 Paris-Bercy.

Forget, who became world number four and ending contract as captain of the Davis end of next year, he said this week that "probably" 2012 would be his last year in office. Former tennis player, 46, won the Davis Cup as a player in 1991 when Pete Sampras disposed of to give victory to his team against the United States in Lyon. Also won in doubles in the same competition against Sweden in Malmo.

Forget he was appointed captain of the French Davis Cup in 1999 after losing in the final against Australia the same year. Two years later, he took his revenge and lifted the bowl against the Australians in Melbourne. Under his leadership, France played two finals, both lost at home against Russia (2002) and Serbia at home (2010).


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