ATP has confirmed that Alexander Zverev will conduct its own investigation into the abuse of girlfriend Oriya Shalipova at the Shanghai Masters in 2019.
Sharipova made a concrete claim to Zverev, the fourth in the world, in an interview in August this year, when the Germans grabbed her with her throat and pressed her against the bathroom wall, then hit her and she tried to commit suicide again. I shouted that I wanted to do that. ..
Zverev repeatedly and violently denied the claim.
ATPCEO Massimo Calvelli said:
“We hope that our research will enable us to confirm the facts and determine appropriate follow-up activities.
“I understand that Zverev welcomes our investigation and admits that he has denied all claims.
“We will also monitor further legal progress following the provisional injunction Zverev obtained in a German court.”
Zverev issued a statement on the allegations in August, repeatedly denying cheating.
“I hired German and American lawyers on this issue. They have already obtained preliminary injunctions against sources and authors who have published false allegations,” Zverev wrote. twitter..
“Therefore, the lawyer has filed further proceedings against sources and authors.
“I categorically and clearly deny the abuse of Oriya.”
Details to follow.