Davis Cup reforms: Who's saying what

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Winning feeling: Gerard Pique

Who's saying what after the International Tennis Federation (ITF) on Thursday voted in favour of controversial reforms to the Davis Cup:

"There are no good guys and bad guys. We all have to come together. We all want what's best for tennis and the Davis Cup."

-- ITF president David Haggerty

"I think Davis Cup has untapped potential. We had to bring this competition again to the top of the tennis world. This is what we expect."

-- Barcelona football star Gerard Pique who leads the Kosmos investment group which is financing the new-look tournament.

"Sad day for men's tennis #ITF have voted for new format of #DavisCup (its no longer Davis Cup) Fooling themselves if they think top players will play a 18 team comp over 1 week at the end of the year????"

-- Australia's former Wimbledon champion Pat Cash on Twitter.

"Even Cincinnati mourns the ridiculous decision of @ITF_Tennis. The Davis Cup is dead and part of the history of our sport vanishes for a fistful of dollars."

-- French player Nicolas Mahut on Twitter

"Very disappointing to hear that the new Davis Cup proposal was passed today. Yes the Davis Cup needed some changes but this I don’t believe is the right formula. I will miss Home and Away ties and many more aspects of the Davis Cup."

-- Britain's former US Open runner-up Greg Rusedski

"Crying over two tragic deaths today. Aretha Franklin and @DavisCup .... RIP."

-- France's Alize Cornet

"Let us remember #DwightFDavis for all The Great #Daviscup memories! Today we have lost 118 years of tennis history."

-- Top coach Sven Groeneveld

"Today is a black day for the Davis Cup. Something with an immense tradition has been lost and it will never be the same again."

-- Czech Davis Cup team on Facebook

"This is terrible, I'm not in favour of this. I'm sorry... Maybe Federer, Nadal, Djokovic and Murray will quit in three or four years and none of them will play. And we may say it's because of them the system has changed. It's strange."

-- 1973 Wimbledon champion Jan Kodes quoted by Czech News Agency (CTK)

"Sadly, the discussion in the last few days was mainly about money and not about the sport."

-- German tennis federation Ulrich Klaus on Twitter

"ITF_Tennis You guys are a shame for tennis."

-- France player Lucas Pouille

"I always played tennis because it is my passion. Yes many players can make a good living from it. So do I. However it is not the reason why I started. It has always been an honour to represent my country but now a beautiful event only became about money."

-- Dutch player Robin Haase