These past weeks we've talked so much about players having a tough schedule and having to travel from country to country, from hotel to hotel, with hardly any rest. Umpires seem to do the same, but I was wondering if anyone knows whether they can choose a schedule for themselves or whether the ATP tells them at which tournaments they have to work. Can they choose the city to go to when there's multiple tournaments being played in one week? How much rest do they have during a season?
I'm just curious about these things
SINCE THERE'S NO TENNIS ACTION I WENT FOR TONGUE ACTION
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Often tourneys use their own umpires. In GB the LTA provides all officials for all tourneys, so maybe that happens elsewhere?
They do travel some, but noway near like 11months!
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