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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
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    Montréal (Canada)
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    New system of the ATP

    Hi everyone!

    Have you heard about the system of the ATP; the round-robin format? They will apply it in Adélaïde... I think that's bad for the lowest ranked players, they won't have the chance to break through...

  2. #2
    It's always worth trying something new. It does mean a lower ranked player gets two matches against better players even if they lose. It becomes a normal knockout after the three person round robin section. Mind you it's a bit like a junior 12U tourny.

  3. #3
    I agree, I read about this in tennis magazine last month. Bad idea, takes the thrill out of big upsets because the likelihood of a nobody pulling off more than one big upset a tournament is slim. This format could almost surely make Federer win everything!
    Cheers,

    Rally Sports
    www.rallysportsonline.com

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