Melzer skips Dubai to focus on Davis Cup

Updated: 18 February 2011 23:05 IST

Austrian number one Jurgen Melzer will skip the ATP Dubai tournament next week to focus on his country's preparations for their Davis Cup tie against France, his manager Ronnie Leitgeb said on Friday.

Melzer skips Dubai to focus on Davis Cup
©

Vienna:

Austrian number one Jurgen Melzer will skip the ATP Dubai tournament next week to focus on his country's preparations for their Davis Cup tie against France, his manager Ronnie Leitgeb said on Friday.

World number ten Melzer, 29, will train next week in Vienna ahead of the World Group first round tie which will be hosted by the city on March 4-6.

Austria have never beaten France, last year's runners-up, in seven previous meetings.

Topics : Tennis Jurgen Melzer
Related Articles
Maria Sharapova Wins Second Match On Comeback
Maria Sharapova Wins Second Match On Comeback
Maria Sharapova is a Cheater, Deserves Life Ban: Eugenie Bouchard
Maria Sharapova is a Cheater, Deserves Life Ban: Eugenie Bouchard
Maria Sharapova Wins On Return After Ban, Says 'Best Feeling In World'
Maria Sharapova Wins On Return After Ban, Says 'Best Feeling In World'
Show Comments
Advertisement