Canadian tennis pro Pospisil upset about player earnings | Offside – Daily Hive

Vasek Pospisil isn’t happy with the state of tennis. The former top-25 player from Vancouver opened up about his feelings after his first-round Rogers Cup match in Montreal on Tuesday. “It’s not very fun to see what’s happening, I’ll be honest,” said Pospisil. “Yeah, it makes me pretty upset.” Pospisil has been sitting on the…

Canadian tennis pro Pospisil upset about player earnings | Offside – Daily Hive

Vasek Pospisil isn’t happy with the state of tennis.
The former top-25 player from Vancouver opened up about his feelings after his first-round Rogers Cup match in Montreal on Tuesday.
“It’s not very fun to see what’s happening, I’ll be honest,” said Pospisil. “Yeah, it makes me pretty upset.”
Pospisil has been sitting on the ATP Player’s council for the past year, and he has recently become an increasingly vocal critic of the governing body of the sport he loves so much.
His main contention is that many players are having trouble making ends meet.
The 29-year-old recently wrote an article for the Globe and Mail where he explained that most players ranked outside the top 100 are either losing money or breaking even.
Unlike many other professional sports, in tennis, players have to cover all their own expenses, from travel to trainers to coaches, plus everything in between.
“I mean, how sad is it?” Pospisil asked.
“Tennis has given me an amazing life, I’m s
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