Tennis - Former ATP executive to join Roger Federer´s new management agency


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Tennis - Former ATP executive to join Roger Federer´s new management agency

Tennis - Retired Brazilian tennis player Andre Silva will be joining Roger Federer's new management agency Team 8, according to reports in the Brazilian media. Team 8 is the new management agency started by Federer and Tony Godsick.

They have already signed Juan Martin del Potro and Grigor Dimitorv as clients, besides representing Federer himself. Silva commented, "I'll be in charge of the division of tennis athletes, to get new players, seek and create events, selling sponsorships for events.

It is a company that is starting, Godsick that has enough experience, is a great person who will continue to have very large impact on the sport, it's an opportunity that I and my family are quite looking forward to." A few days go, the ATP Tour announced that Silva will leave his position as ATP World Tour Chief Player Officer and Tournament Director of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals.