Minutes ago, the Colombian Tennis Federation issued a statement informing that Cristian Rodriguez will be part of the national team for the Davis Cup series against the United Kingdom. This change occurred after Daniel Galan, our country’s number one racket, continued to experience physical discomfort.
A few days ago, while handing over the national flag, Captain Alejandro Falla guessed the situation: “The doctors are evaluating everything and we’ll see how Daniel Galan’s injury case develops. Sure, we’ll be aware of your situation all afternoon We will have to wait for what will happen to make decisions.”
Let’s remember that the tennis player bumangués comes from participating in the Australian Open, where He did not have the best performance and fell in the first round to Frenchman Jeremy Chardy with partial results 6-1 5-7 1-6 4-6, under the sweltering heat of that country. It was there that he picked up his pre-season injury that kept him out of several perimeter tournaments.
Likewise, in the recently published ATP ranking update, it was learned that the Colombian tennis player A total of 11 places down, now No. 81Which indicates that he should raise his head and get better soon.
For his part, Cristian Rodriguez, who specializes in doubles, will be available if necessary in the matches of this series, which will take place on Friday and Saturday.
Up front, the British square will have many of the world’s best as Cameron Norrie, Daniel Evans, Joe SalisburyAnd Jack Draper and Neil Skupsky.
Statement from the Colombian Tennis Federation:
The Colombian Tennis Federation has informed that Cristian Rodriguez is the new member of the Colombian Colsanitas squad that will take on Great Britain on February 3-4 at the Pueblo Viejo Country Club in Cota for the qualifying series.
Because of the physical problems with the tummy that Daniel Galan has suffered from since his tour of Australia, we are forced to withdraw from his call.
In this way, Cristian Rodriguez returns to the national team for the first time since the 2020 Finals, which were held in the Italian city of Turin.
Christian is currently ranked 96th in the world in the ATP doubles ranking, reaching No. 71 in August 2022. In addition, last season he played his first ATP tournaments in method and in Grand Slam events.”
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