Wiatek had helped Poland progress to the finals in April however the match could be held from Nov. Eight-thirteen, just sooner or later after the season-finishing WTA Finals that allows you to be held in Fort Worth, Texas this yr.
Iga Swiatek will not play for Poland in next month’s Billie Jean King Cup finals in Glasgow, the arena primary said on Monday as she took problem with the game’s governing our bodies and their coping with of the event calendar.
Swiatek had helped Poland development to the finals in April however the tournament can be held from Nov. Eight-13, just one day after the season-ending WTA Finals to be able to be held in Fort Worth, Texas this 12 months.
“I was questioning it via loads and discussing it with my group all another time, but I will now not be capable of play at the Billie Jean King Cup in Glasgow. And it makes me unhappy,” the Pole said on Instagram.
“I’m very sorry, due to the fact I play for Poland whenever it’s possible and I usually deliver it my high-quality. Playing in Poland this yr become an honour and I hoped to try this once more at the end of the season.
“I’m disenchanted that tennis governing bodies did not come to an agreement on something as simple as the calendar of tournaments, giving us simplest sooner or later to travel thru the globe and changing the time region.”
While the WTA Finals are organised with the aid of the women’s tennis body, the Billie Jean King Cup — formerly referred to as the Federation Cup — is run via the International Tennis Federation (ITF).
“This state of affairs is not secure for our health and could motive damage. I’m going to speak to the WTA and ITF with the intention to alternate some thing,” Swiatek added.
“This state of affairs is hard no longer handiest for the players like me, however specifically for the tennis enthusiasts that support our game.”
The Billie Jean King Cup can have 12 teams competing in four round-robin groups of 3 groups each, with the institution winners shifting to the semi-finals. Poland are in Group D with the Czech Republic and the USA.