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Nadal's uncle puzzled over Spain's appointment of female Davis Cup captain

Sep 23, 2014    

Toni Nadal has given a lukewarm response to the decision by the Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET) to appoint former women's Tour player Gala Leon as Spain's new Davis Cup captain.The RFET handed the 40-year-old Leon responsibility for the country's Davis Cup team following Carlos Moya's decision to step aside last week.Leon, the former world number 27, will become Spain's first female Davis Cup captain.Nadal, uncle and coach to 14-times grand slam champion Rafa, sounded puzzled when asked about the appointment.Leon's appointment could create problems "at dressing room level," he told ...

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