Re: Martin Verkerk withdraws...
Originally Posted by Tennis724
I'm not understanding this whole situation with not letting Raemon go. Can someone try to explain it to me?
The Dutch national Olympic commitee, like in many other countries, has its own criteria for Dutch athletes in the Olympic Games. Sluiter didn't make these criteria, and so he won't go to Athens.
It's a similar case to Barna and Weingartner in Germany.
Winner: 2006 - Acapulco, Portschach, 2005 - Marseille, Valencia, Bastad, Paris Bercy, 2004 - Kitzbuhel
Runner-up: 2005 - Doha, Estoril, 2004 - Indian Wells, Hamburg, Halle, Paris Bercy
Semifinal: 2004 - Houston, Casablanca, Nottingham, Stuttgart, Cincinnati