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Schedule changes leave players concerned, and Safina says boycott is possible

Updated: October 12, 2008, 10:23 PM ET
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MOSCOW -- The top players could boycott next year's WTA Tour if their questions are left unanswered, third-ranked Dinara Safina said Saturday.

The Russian said the players were unhappy with the planned changes to the schedule.

"If they [WTA] don't listen to what we have to say, we might even choose to boycott the new tour," Safina told reporters after losing 6-2, 7-6 to compatriot Vera Zvonareva in the Kremlin Cup semifinals.

"They said the leading players would have to play ...

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