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post #16 of 27 (permalink) Old 02-29-2004, 02:34 AM
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Re: Main Draw (singles)

Go Guille, David, and Marat

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Wildcards can be seeded if they are ranked high enough. In a 32 player draw there are 8 seeds. Marat wasn't ranked high enough to be one of them apparently. The eight seeds are placed in the draw and then everyone else is drawn and placed from the top down.
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yeah why does the ATP give seedings to wild card, rather than just a seeding? (Wyven, you didn't answer the question.)
I don't understand your question. Even the #1 player in the world can get a wildcard if he enters the draw late yet is placed in the draw as the #1 seed.
Safin is ranked in the 30s, everything was fair.
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OMG Oli Vs Mark

Go Olivier put up a fight

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I am not too disappointed about Federer vs Safin in the 1st round. Yes, I like them both and hopefully it will be a good match.

Safin's ranking wasn't high enough to get a seeding, so of course this could happen.

At least it's not like the last US election where it was rigged and no this draw wasn't fixed.

On Nadal bumping him on the changeover, Rosol said: "It's ok, he wanted to take my concentration; I knew he would try something".


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I definitely would have preferred Gaba winning as he needs the points much more, but Jan would have beaten him anyway. I expect Hajek to destroy Machado, like 6-1 6-2.
Machado wins 6-2 6-1
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I notice that Rogi has been in the toughest draw out of every last 3 tournament he's played -- so this is just another one to keep the trend alive!

Gooooooooooo Rogi for your second title of the season!!!!

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Re: Main Draw (singles)

good luck

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What a draw!!!

Guillermo Coria | David Nalbandian | Juan Martin del Potro


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good luck marat!!!! very difficult draw, but you can do it!

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Unbeliebable draw!

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Good Luck

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Good luck:
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Roger Federer : David Ferrer Andrew Murray Stanislas Wawrinka Giles Simon Rainer Schuettler Juan Carlos Ferrero Jamie Murray Chris Eaton
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