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TURIN (ITALY), 14 Nov. (dpa / EP) –

German tennis player Alexander Zverev has called for a reform of the ATP circuit calendar so that there is more rest and has assured that the season should end “at the end of October”.

“After the US Open, another Masters, an ATP 500 tournament and the Finals, we should finish by the end of October. The body needs about two months to recover,” the world number three commented in an interview with German Sunday ‘Bild am Sonntag. ‘.

Zverev is in Turin to play the ATP Finals, the season-ending tournament with the best eight professionals of the year, and will go on vacation starting next Sunday, at the latest after the final.

“I will start training again in early December,” he said of the Australian Open in Melbourne, which begins on January 17. “Three weeks is not enough to be in top form for a ‘Grand Slam’ tournament,” said the tennis player from Hamburg.