Re: ATP Champions Race to Shanghai 2008
I have a doubt here.
Looking at ATP site, Del Potro played the 4 GS, 4 MS (2 Miami & Rome + Indian Wells (he quit and received 0 points) + Madrid this week); and have 9 non mandatory events = 17 events so he still has 1 tournament more he can add to the ATP Race Rank. He also has as non countable: Adelaide but he received 0 points due that he lost in 1st Round.
I think ATP will not deduct 5 points unless he was ranked to play more than 3 MS before and he had not do it but if that was the case ATP should had include them as DNP.
At the end of the year after he plays Basel and Paris, ATP should deduct 5 points if he earns 5 or more in Basel as he will have more than 18 tournaments. 4 GS + 5 MS + 10 non mandatory.
Am I right?