Just weeks after raising the possibility of a strike in protest at the crowded tennis calendar, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal acknowledged Tuesday that bringing the top players together to formulate a plan might be difficult.
Murray last month said a meeting would likely take place during this week's Shanghai Masters, but the withdrawals of Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic seem to have put paid to that.
The No. 4-ranked Murray said Tuesday that co-ordinating players' schedules wasn't easy.
''Whether it happens or not, it's quite a tough thing to do because there's a lot of players to coordinate and sometimes guys don't go to the same tournaments,'' Murray said.
''Tennis players aren't always the easiest people to get hold of when they're not at tournaments.''
Nadal said the timing wasn't right to have a discussion about a possible next step.
''There is something there, but is not the right moment to tal...