Draper is caught out with only 2 players in the top 100 in the world whereas two years ago, he promised to have 5 top 100 players by 2010.
Failed to communicate the strength of the sport. 80% of my job is to grow the sport. Tennis is a healthy sport.
Leon Smith : head of men's tennis (replace Paul Anacone).
We are 4 years in a 10 years transformation. It takes time. We are getting more kids to play tennis. Need business continuity.
We are always prepared to sit down, discuss, behind closed doors, to have constructive discussions on how to improve British tennis.
Prediction : in 2012, Andy Murray and 1 or two more British players in the top 100 in Men's single. It is likely that Andy Murray will be the only men player in the top 100 by 2012 !