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post #128 of (permalink) Old 01-08-2013, 11:25 PM
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Re: No teens in the top 250!

Isn't there like 4 threads about this

Where are the teenagers ? (Top 100 getting older and older)

Originally Posted by Kat_YYZ View Post
maybe there are more players in their 30s still playing than there used to be. They simply take up spaces. The ones taking up the ranking spots 75-250 -- probably about 40-50 spots. If they retired, spots would open up and younger players would trickle down.
I don't think so. Ok if the teenagers can't break into top 10, that would be way too much, but if they can't even break into top 300, then it's probably because they are simply not good enough.

“There’s so many athletes, tennis players around the world,” he continued, trying to put his life into some kind of perspective, “they want to be the best in what they do. They want to succeed. Many of them, they don’t succeed in the end. I’m fortunate to have this opportunity and succeed.”
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