Originally Posted by Henry Chinaski
I think there should be more points for wins in qualies. It pains me to see guys who have the balls to try and qualify for bigger events end up with nothing while the guys who never bother can pick up easy points in challengers.
indeed... the women's tour actually does offer that, one facet of that tour that i always had me wondereding why the atp didnt copy - seeing as though you want to encourage higher quality fields at your showpiece events...
when they changed the points weighting, i dont think there was much research into what the changes would do... it seemed more like: ok, we're having a facelift, the gold and silver colours are nice, not sure how it'll affect the rankings tho... dusn matter, cos it looks ace