Re: David Nalbandian in Legg Mason Tennis Classic, USA, July 31 - August 8, 2010
Player Acceptance List as of July 15, 2010
Thiemo de Bakker
38 Direct Acceptances. Direct Acceptances are the 38 highest-ranked players (as determined by the ATP Singles Entry System) who enter the event by the entry deadline (approximately 6 weeks prior to the event). These players are accepted directly into the event's main draw. 6 Qualifiers. Qualifiers are those players who sign up to enter the main draw but whose ATP rankings are not high enough for direct acceptance.
6 Qualifiers. Qualifiers are those players who sign up to enter the main draw but whose ATP rankings are not high enough for direct acceptance.
4 Wild Cards. Wild Cards are players included in the main draw at the sole discretion of the Tournament Director. Wild Cards can be highly-ranked players who did not enter the event by the entry deadline, or local or "up-and-coming" players whom the Tournament Director would like to have play in the event. "Lucky Losers" are players who have lost in the final round of the qualifying tournament, but are inserted into the event's main draw on the basis of their ranking. A Lucky Loser shall be inserted in the appropriate position in the main draw for any player who withdraws or is withdrawn before the first point is played in his first match.
0 Special Exempts. Special Exempts are held for players whose ATP ranking is not high enough for direct acceptance but cannot play in the event's qualifying tournament because they have reached the final weekend of the previous week's tournament. In the event that this situation does not arise, the number of direct acceptances is increased to 25.
48 Total number of participants in the singles main draw.
4 Total number of singles main draw wildcards.
24 Total number of participants in the singles qualifying draw.
4 Total number of singles qualifying wildcards.
16 Total number of teams in the doubles main draw.
2 Total number of wildcard teams in the doubles main draw.
Player field always subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.