These warnings and point penalties aren't a persuasive enough incentive not to waste time.. just dock their prize money by 10% every time they go over the time limit. Also, asking for the towel mid-game should be limited to 3 per set like challenges. Only then will us spectators feel richer for the Tennis viewing experience.
not a bad idea but it could be expanded in the way that part of your prize money goes over to a non-time wasting opponent. A bit like in boxing if you miss the weight cut you give up part of the prize money to the opponent. And ofc this should be ruled after the match by watching video replay. During the match the same rules with warning and point penalty applies.
Nadal/Djokovic and other common time wasters would quickly change their ways if it hits them where it hurts, in their wallets.
if anyone in the game is thinking with any clarity, then what should happen is a shot clock is enforced for a period of service games after the player receives their first warning...
Yes this is probably one of the more reasonable suggestions. But I don't see why a shot clock can't be ran at all times, clearly visbile for the crowd too just like the serve speed measurement.
That way the crowd will start to take notice and even make noise if a player is wasting time. That makes it impossible for the umpire to play "best buddy" with the top players like they often do. They are there to enforce the rules, not to make friends.