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Old 07-24-2012, 09:21 PM   #76
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Why did they switch from White balls, is it easier to see green on tv?
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How do tournaments and tv networks decide which players' name goes on top and on the bottom when displaying the score? Is there a consistent metric?
I have always assumed it is in the order on the drawsheet, but I have never checked!
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Why'd they get rid of carpet tennis courts?
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Why'd they get rid of carpet tennis courts?
Surface homogenisation by the ATP. Carpet didnt fit the bill, it was too fast and good
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How do tournaments and tv networks decide which players' name goes on top and on the bottom when displaying the score? Is there a consistent metric?
They're obviously just like in the draw. #1 always on top, #2 always on bottom.
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:34 AM   #85
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They're obviously just like in the draw. #1 always on top, #2 always on bottom.
What do you mean by that? I've often seen the seeded player be at the bottom of the scoreboard.
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See here: http://www.rolandgarros.com/en_FR/sc.../ms/msdraw.pdf

The first column is the initial draw. The order of the players is the same for every single match throughout the tournament. If player A is above player B in the initial draw then if they meet player A will be first and player B second.
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Ah, I get it. I've always wondered about that .
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Why does Olympic Gold give 750 points? I think it's at least as prestigious as an M1000 title.
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It's halfway through a Masters and a ATP 500. I think it's appropriate. Not everyone is eligible to participate, so it only makes sense to limit the gain. You also cannot defend the points. And it's not really that prestigious. It's coveted yes, prestigious - not really.
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This is really stupid but I need to know:

At Wimbledon (the GS) do they interview the players RIGHT AFTER the game? On their way out from the court?
And they did this at OG? With both winners and losers?
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