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He is in 6th spot,though only 120 points ahead of 9th spot.

4 of the 7 scheduled tourneys are on clay. His best surface. If he wwnt out of USO i sww him winning Kitzbuhel too. He may be better of not even playing USO.

I feel there is a real possibility....

If no WTF then the Q is would he instead of will he


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I hope so. Garin has gotten really good at beating guys he should beat, so he’s going to start beating a few guys at ranked above him because most of the tournaments will have all the top guys.
 

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Maybe but two remarks need to be made:
  • most likely WTF won't be played either way
  • if it does this will be asterisked by the huge clay skew
 

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Quite an interesting group of players when you look at the current race to London ranking. Lots of young guys and a couple of oldies. Probably not happening though.

Federer would have been the first alternative with only one tournament played. It shows the difficulty of qualifying for WTF, because you have to win the most points at the right time. FAA has played seven tournaments, but has almost 100 points less than Federer.
 

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Why people think WTf won’t be played
 
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more than likely not.. there should be enough events left where guys will get the points to pass him. he's yet to prove himself at the bigger events and thats where he'll need to perform well to hold on
 

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I see I got mentioned yesterday, and I didn't receive the notification.

The most important question is what can he do at slams, especially at RG on his best surface. If he goes far on at least one of those - we can talk about WTF, but if he doesn't - he won't be deserving the spot no matter how many points he manages to collect outside of slams.
 
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I remember watching Garin play at the ATP Cup. I wasn't impressed with his tennis. So I would say no.
 

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I see I got mentioned yesterday, and I didn't receive the notification.

The most important question is what can he do at slams, especially at RG on his best surface. If he goes far on at least one of those - we can talk about WTF, but if he doesn't - he won't be deserving the spot no matter how many points he manages to collect outside of slams.
Prob the first time we see eye to eye on something 😂
 

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The question is why would we have ATP Finals this year when not only it isn't feasible IMO (especially being in an indoor court and all) but also cutting out a chunk of the tour (which we really don't know will be pushed on or not) this year means ATP Finals won't be a good metric for a year-long based competition -- just have the tour continue as it is and just have ATP Finals next year, where Garin can show his potential (although he just seems to struggle on bigger tournaments from what I see).
 

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Do you mean the WTF for the young players? I assume so as I’ve genuinely never heard of this guy
 

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I see I got mentioned yesterday, and I didn't receive the notification.

The most important question is what can he do at slams, especially at RG on his best surface. If he goes far on at least one of those - we can talk about WTF, but if he doesn't - he won't be deserving the spot no matter how many points he manages to collect outside of slams.
Deserving would be to accumulate enough points, regardless of tier. People were desperate for David Nalbandian to reach the Masters Cup in 2007, despite being unable to reach a single quarter-final in slams that year. People were again desperate for him to reach the Masters Cup in 2008, despite winning even less matches than 2007 in slams, unable to reach a single R16. I think people shift the goal posts depending on the player.

Christian Garin has only won 3 matches in slams in his entire career and he's already 24 years old.
 

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Christ its a hypothetical Question. I guess people only want to discuss Big "3" or corona eh
 

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Garin is basic, will not do nothing in WTF and be the pushover for everyone. He looks arrogant as well but I like him. Maybe will win a game from Djokovic in London
 

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He's a surface specialist with an unexciting game, who had his ranking boosted by the SA clay swing. Tough to see him making it unless there are weak clay 250s/500s left on the calendar - which doesn't seem to be the case.
 

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He is eye candy, he can play anywhere as far as I am concerned with his basic game. WTF generates money, if London is ready to host the final version, why not? Like USO and FO, it will be asterisked as well.
 
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