Martinez fired from Spain's Fed Cup and Davis Cup teams


Martinez fired from Spain's Fed Cup and Davis Cup teams
  1. Martinez fired from Spain's Fed Cup and Davis Cup teams
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    MADRID - The Spanish Tennis Federation says Conchita Martinez has been fired as the Fed Cup and Davis Cup captain. The federation says on Thursday that its board of directors unanimously…
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MADRID - The Spanish Tennis Federation says Conchita Martinez has been fired as the Fed Cup and Davis Cup captain.

The federation says on Thursday that its board of directors unanimously decided to "make a change in the leadership of its professional teams ... in order to face new challenges in 2018."

Spanish media said Martinez's contract ends in December.

She has been head of the Fed Cup team since 2013, and of the Davis Cup team since 2015.

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MADRID - The Spanish Tennis Federation says Conchita Martinez has been fired as the Fed Cup and Davis Cup captain.

The federation says on Thursday that its board of directors unanimously decided to "make a change in the leadership of its professional teams ... in order to face new challenges in 2018."

Spanish media said Martinez's contract ends in December.

She has been head of the Fed Cup team since 2013, and of the Davis Cup team since 2015.

Martinez, the former Wimbledon champion and winner of five Fed Cups as a player, f…