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Old 10-18-2008, 07:49 PM   #305
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Default Re: ATP Champions Race to Shanghai 2008

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Originally Posted by fco253 View Post
There is a mistake in Del Potro's count. The optional bar for him is 5 points, not 0, since the 0 is staying put as a penalty optional from Queens...
Thanks for pointing it out, and it has been duly corrected.


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Originally Posted by Truc View Post
Isn't exhaustion a valid medical reason?! I thought he just needs to go there, let the tournament doc attest he is exhausted (I can't believe Lyon will force him to play since it would jeopardize his chances for Bercy) and take part to a couple of signing sessions and promo stuff.

Anyway, I don't care about him going to Shanghai, I'm afraid he will be exhausted if he does and chances are big he will only be cannon fodder there.
For me, and most normal people, "exhaustion" would be a very valid reason...but this is the ATP. I don't know if he or any of his camp know how close he is in the points Race, but if I were in his shoes I wouldn't want to take a risk (unless I felt I would put myself at risk of injury)...and would probably tank R1. Can't think he'd want to go playing into next weekend just so he could get a minimal lead over Ferrer...a lead that could disappear with one match result in Paris.

Agree with last part...not sure who he would beat (maybe an outside chance against Davydenko and Roddick), but I guess he would be $90,000 richer, at least.

Last edited by El Burro : 10-18-2008 at 07:55 PM.
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