Originally Posted by PitsOfTheWorld
2) in terms of draws, it doesn't really matter if Nole takes #1 back before USO, assuming Fed stays second, right? Since placement of the 3 and 4 seeds are random, the difference between #1 and #2 for seeding is solely about prestige
3) what are some scenarios for Nadal breaking back into the top two by the USO?
1) has already been answered
3) Nadal needs to get 700 points more than Djokovic by the US Open (that is during Olympics+Canada+Cinci) to get the number 2 seed for the US Open