Originally Posted by Punky
I think there's a chance if rafa will stay n5 until RG that he will have to win nole in the SF bc there's a chance the draw will be very different this time, maybe in the QF that will be bad
He is very unlikely to improve his ranking in time for RG, and he's also unlikely to fall as far down as #9, so he almost certainly be a QF draw for one of the top players. Could easily be Ferrer, of course. But we'll see.