The ATP stated in an announcement it “absolutely condemns any type of violence or abuse and can examine such allegations associated to conduct at an ATP member event.”
Zverev was requested concerning the allegations at a press convention previous to the 2021 US Open in August and he denied the allegations.
“I’ve at all times stated that the allegations and every little thing that has been stated is unfaithful,” he stated.
The 24-year-old additionally wrote on Twitter in August that no abuse occurred.
“I’ve engaged my German and American attorneys within the matter. They’ve already obtained a preliminary injunction towards the supply and the writer who printed the false allegations. The court docket adopted our arguments and states, the accusations aroused are defamatory and false. The attorneys have subsequently initiated additional proceedings towards the supply and the writer.
“I categorically and equivocally deny abused Olya. I additionally absolutely assist the creation of an ATP home violence coverage.”
ATP CEO Massimo Calvelli stated in an announcement: “The allegations raised towards Alexander Zverev are critical and we’ve got a duty to handle them. We hope our investigation will permit us to ascertain the info and decide applicable follow-up motion.
“We perceive Zverev welcomes our investigation and acknowledge that he has denied all allegations. We will even be monitoring any additional authorized developments following the preliminary injunction obtained by Zverev within the German Courts.”
Sharypova additionally claimed that Zverev tried to suffocate her with a pillow in a lodge room in New York earlier than she fled barefoot in worry of her life.
Screenshots of WhatsApp messages proven to CNN Sport seem to counsel the alleged incident occurred on August 23, 2019, a month and a half earlier than the Shanghai Masters occasion. Final October, Zverev stated the allegations are “merely not true.”
Sharypova instructed Slate that her determination to talk out was not about Zverev.
“I needed to be public, to be trustworthy with all of you,” she stated. “Many women on this scenario are silent. They do not talk about it as a result of they’re afraid of feedback that it is not true and stuff like that. I simply needed to point out that it is not exhausting to talk about it.
“It already occurred in actual life, you already lived it. that you just stated the reality, you already know that you just’re not a foul particular person, and also you did not deserve this.”