Gimelstob also has his critics. They include Kermode; the coach and commentator Roger Rasheed, who was recently ousted by the board; and Lleyton Hewitt, former World No. 1 Champion and two-time Grand Slam Champion. After being charged in November with the battery's crime against Gimelstob, Hewitt tweeted that the ATP must "lead by example and do something about it" (19659002), the government agency for men's tennis the ATP about Gimelstob's status: "The decision was made to start the legal process before deciding on its future. When this process is completed, the board and / or the players' council can now be reviewed.
"It's a delicate and nuanced situation," Anderson said before Gimelstob's trial was settled. "He definitely has the know-how, the experience and the passion. Nobody can do it. He was very effective, fighting for the players and doing their very best in the heart. But as he would admit, the way he does it can be polarizing.
Following the arrest of Gimelstob in November, he was granted a leave of absence from the Tennis Channel, although he said he would soon be back in the air as his case was resolved.
"Due to his position in the game, Justin brings a depth of analysis, precision, and immediate relevance first-hand to what's going on in the game today." Ken Solomon, said. "He's incredibly intelligent, incredibly insightful and obsessed with his homework."