Davis Cup blow for SA
Johannesburg - South Africa's potential Davis Cup relegation problems were heightened on Thursday when the country's third-ranked Izak van der Merwe revealed he would be unavailable for all the remaining ties this year because of a persistent right ankle and heel injury. "It's been steady, but slow progress since I suffered the serious injury in an ATP Challenger tournament in March," said Van der Merwe from Virginia Beach in the United States, where he is recovering under the guidance of a physiotherapist and fitness trainer. "I've been granted a protective ranking by the ATP because of the injury.
“It's been steady, but slow progress since I suffered the serious injury in an ATP Challenger tournament in March,”
"There is nothing further I can say about Kevin Anderson playing or not playing because we have not heard from him," Smith said.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at SPORT24
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