Ashleigh Barty may skip WTA Finals in Mexico over ridiculous location, circumstances

Coach Craig Tyzzer has revealed that there’s a probability that world No. 1 Ashleigh Barty will skip the WTA Finals in Mexico as a result of ridiculous location, timing and circumstances for the distinguished occasion. As China will not be internet hosting any occasions through the pandemic, town of Guadalajara was named the host for for 2021 WTA Finals.

Two years in the past, Barty gained the WTA Finals in Shenzhen. “We solely simply came upon it is in Mexico at 1500 metres (above sea stage) they usually’re utilizing pressure-less balls,” Tyzzer instructed AAP. “Strain-less balls completely fly.

It is a ball that if you happen to use it in regular circumstances, it does not bounce. “I imply, it isn’t the best commercial for the very best women on the earth to be enjoying one thing they’ve by no means accomplished earlier than. “In circumstances they’ve by no means performed, in a rustic they do not play and at altitude, I simply really feel it is ridiculous.

“As a spectacle, it is simply scary.”

Barty will quickly return dwelling

Barty hasn’t been in Australia because the Australian Open. After the Indian Wells Masters, Barty will return dwelling. “She must get dwelling, she’s an excellent homebody,” Tyzzer mentioned.

“Indian Wells continues to be on the radar however she simply wants a relaxation. She was bodily and mentally exhausted. “So I instructed her to simply get away and have a vacation and simply refresh all the things. “We’ll in all probability decide on the finish of the week about what she’s going to do relying on the place she’s at.

“However it definitely is not simple for us to get there and to play that occasion in Mexico after which to return again and need to do two (extra) weeks (in quarantine) after which your summer time is type of ruined as nicely. “It is a resolution we’ll have to take a seat and mull over fairly a bit.” Barty final performed on the US Open, the place she suffered a shock third spherical exit.

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