Gaudenzi says it is "a true honor" to step up to the chairman's position after a previous role on the board of the tour's broadcasting unit. The ATP says the board voted unanimously for Gaudenzi. Kermode's contract was not renewed in March after a long-running dispute with Novak Djokovic, the president of the ATP's player council. Djokovic had been trying to increase players' influence over how the tour is run.
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