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Olympics are very close to slams importance wise!

Let's be real about something here Olympics are million times more important than regular Masters series and 10 times more important than WTF and it's only getting bigger. One day it will be the most important tennis tournament, bigger than slams.
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*when played at a slam venue an Olympic is as valuable as a slam
when played at some random venue its not even worth a masters event

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How many points u get for winning Olympics, how much money?

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How many points u get for winning Olympics, how much money?
750 points (which is ridiculous; it should be at least 1000)
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*when played at a slam venue an Olympic is as valuable as a slam
when played at some random venue its not even worth a masters event
It is still Olympic Tennis, no matter where it is played.
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How many points u get for winning Olympics, how much money?
Olympics are worth more than points and money.

Djokovic said he felt more disappointed losing SF of Olympics than in SF of Wimbledon.

Murray and Federer, both have said it is as important as a slam, if not more so.

Del Potro, you could see how much it meant to him.

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Olympics are certainly bigger than Masters.It's not even debatable.The same goes for Slams being absolutely the top.
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It's once in 4 years.They should make it bigger,change to 5 setter, 2000 points and no need for money.
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Olympics have that extra special feeling being only every 4 years and the very few chances you have of making a medal compared to other tournaments. Score wise it might be less than a 1000s event but when it's played in a slam venue it's just so obvious that it's so much bigger than any 1000s event and easily rivals WTF.

ATP need to realize the Olympics are getting bigger and make it worth more points (someone here said 1250 and that sounds perfect to me). Also, from now on, only slam countries should host the Olympics
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Olympics is the "5th slam" IMO.

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There is no comparison between slams and Olympics.
Olympics are played for national glory and hold a completely different importance for a player. They do not give too many points or money, but every player still dreams of being an Olympic gold medallist.
As far as one's career is concerned, the slams are definitely infinitely more important.
I think the two should not be compared at all.

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A one week best of three set(except for final) tournament will never be close to slam importance.
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