I've been keeping a close eye on that ranking for a while too! But are you sure about the 900 / 831 points? In Labamba's last update, he's 100 points ahead of the next one, which means Mahut, Llodra & Co would need to make it at least to the R16 to overcome him in the Beijing ranking, right?
I hope he will win enough matches by himself to be safe, this is going to make me nervous otherwise in RG. I think it's important to him to be in the French top 4. He always wants so badly to play in DC - at least here it's beyond Forget's control.
After a lot of this :retard: and this I finally realized that Halle points from 2007 will be dropped off. I was just thinking RG points from last year would be dropped off. Now Labamba's list makes more sense.
Gilles has gained 20 points so far this week that should help.
Oh, he must be as fresh as a daisy after that clay season he had.
In his case, I don't mind he plays the week before RG. Gaël should rest imo, for example, but Gilles needs to get his game in gear.
And he needs the points for the Olympics too. He can do without the extra pressure of defending his spot in RG.