Originally Posted by befesk
Now that Rainer is ranked 98th in the world, will he have to qualify for the U.S. Open? What's the direct entry cutoff?
The Top 100 players got direct entry this year (plus 4 players who used injury protected rankings). The entry list was based on rankings 6 weeks ago, so where was he then?
(but the full entry list is posted in the tournament forum, so take a look there and you can see how close it was for him