LONDON (AP) - The ATP says chairman Brad Drewett has died after a battle with motor neurone disease. He was 54.

The ATP says in a statement the Australian died Friday at his home in Sydney.

He had served as ATP executive chairman and president since January 2012.

The ATP says Drewett "will be sorely missed by all."

Drewett previously led ATP operations in the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific regions since 2006. He was a top 40 singles and top 20 doubles player before he retired as a player in 1990.

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