Originally Posted by DrJules
It does indicate that there is something wrong with the tennis timetable when any player rests during a grand slam. Surely the tour timetable should focus on the pre-eminence of the 4 grand slams.
In theory yes, but in practice it's not the case. Would you someone turn up, take the piss and lose in R1?
But not everyone cares about Wimbledon as the best thing in tennis, like the media and many people from English-language backgrounds like to propagate.