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View Poll Results: TT season 2007:WC's: Yes or no?

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Old 12-09-2006, 09:08 AM   #76
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This thread is funny

Thanks to Ville and Adam for your explanations. I agree that we should give the new system a chance. And the last thing I want is more complexity/work for the already hard-working managers. Also I agree the the first-come-first-served aspect of requesting WCs is what we are trying to eliminate, but my thought was that WCs are pretty dodgy in real life, so having a dodgy (kinda exciting) "race for the WC" wouldn't be so bad.

But anyway, I aint bothered cos I'm top-ten
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Old 12-09-2006, 09:50 AM   #77
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This thread is funny
Yes. It makes the off-season-time less boring.

But posts like "Markus, what do I need to win against qczi " or "Will Hajek v. Kohlschreiber decide our match ?" still are the real thing... I'm missing it.
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Old 12-09-2006, 10:22 AM   #78
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God I love smart men.

There are only 2 people out of 200 players who seem to be incredibly pissed off about this. Most other people see that aspects of the system are fair and are willing to give it a shot. TFC, you seem so sure that you won't improve your ranking before you give it a shot. People will be more willing to listen to you if next December you still haven't improved. Right now we're saying, "It's just a game, give it a chance and if it doesn't work we'll change it." But I'm fairly sure it will work

When the majority of people don't agree with you it's not all high ranked players. ufokart has played like 4 tournaments total and he disagrees. Get over yourself.

BTW I think the year end challengers are a poor examples of what challenger level matches will be next year. Usually there are better fields with only players from 90-200 playing, but post-Paris most of them were already done with their seasons It's not always going to be like Maui where it is guys ranked 800 and 1200 It will be easier. And if you don't know about guys who are ranked right around 100, I don't know what to tell you because these guys are the ones playing quallies for ATP matches too, so it looks like you wouldn't do great there either.
Makes sense.
But you must admit,me,and all the players who joined late this season,are not in the same position,like you were when you started.
Yeah,we'll see next December.
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Old 12-09-2006, 10:25 AM   #79
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I hope we get an apology from TFC after he wins AO and RG and becomes world no.1
I won't say that this won't happen ever,but for sure not in 2007
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Old 12-09-2006, 10:26 AM   #80
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But please you must incrase challenger points..
Like GustavoM_Fan said,50 %
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I won't say that this won't happen ever,but for sure not in 2007
Just like someone on the ATP ranked 250 won't win a slam in 2007. They have to build themselves up
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Old 12-09-2006, 11:25 AM   #82
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Melvins 2 ideas where brillant and i think the board need to really take them seriously. In some weeks (not first week) there is 4 or 5 challengers so 16 players in each is much fairer.
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Melvins 2 ideas where brillant and i think the board need to really take them seriously. In some weeks (not first week) there is 4 or 5 challengers so 16 players in each is much fairer.
I agree it's a good idea, but do we have enough people wishing to be managers?
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Old 12-09-2006, 04:23 PM   #85
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My point is.. how come you get so less points predicting something that it is MUCH harder to really pick a winner
It is not much harder. Admittedly, there can be some matches between say world no 560 and world no 564 where you might not know what to do, but these matches are rare.
If you wanna move up the rankings, do as was suggested earlier and use the atp site. If you think you know enough without it, use your own intelligence. You did ok in the challengers, didn't you? I think you can move up the rankings in this system.
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I agree it's a good idea, but do we have enough people wishing to be managers?
Yes i think there is. People are always wishing to be managers but the list is full and with TT growing, more players might like to become managers so i don't think this will be a problem.
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I think a WC idea could work if you help out TT players from the actual countries where the tournament is taking place, just like real tennis.

Picking WCs due to supposed "talent" is stupid.
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I think a WC idea could work if you help out TT players from the actual countries where the tournament is taking place, just like real tennis.

Picking WCs due to supposed "talent" is stupid.
Well, that sound very good! Yeah, if there are 3 WCs at least 2 WCs should go to the players from country where the tournament is playing.
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But please you must increase challenger points..
Like GustavoM_Fan said,50 %
I insist we should use Melvins`s idea, more little challengers (16 players) and a easy managing... And more people managing tournaments....

If you really play good, you can show your real TT level !! And you will be better in the rankings like the ATP...

I want to know this:
Will the new entry system (ranking) be used in the challengers too??? or only in the ATP??
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