I thought Federer kept the 1 ranking no matter how the Open went???

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  1. HunterST

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    When Federer lost in the quarters, the announcers made a big deal of saying "he will keep his number one ranking."

    The ATP site clearly has Djokovic at #1 now. What's going on here?
     
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  2. The Bawss

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    It's the race.
     
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  3. Emet74

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    That's the Race - Fed is still # 1 in the 52-week rankings.

    But obviously Djoko has a great opportunity for YE#1.
     
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  4. TheF1Bob

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    That's the race to London you numpty. :lol:
     
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  5. Mustard

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    http://www.atpworldtour.com/Rankings/Singles.aspx
     
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  6. HunterST

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    Okay. Order has been restored to my universe.
     
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  7. Bobby Jr

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    When was the last time Nadal was outside the top three??
     
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  8. Seventeen

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    Is it me or does the ATP pimp up the race too much on its website?
     
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  9. Mustard

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    Nadal's world rankings since the 25th July 2005:

    Ranked at number 2 (25th July 2005 - 17th August 2008 )
    Ranked at number 1 (18th August 2008 - 5th July 2009)
    Ranked at number 2 (6th July 2009 - 16th August 2009)
    Ranked at number 3 (17th August 2009 - 13th September 2009)
    Ranked at number 2 (14th September 2009 - 31st January 2010)
    Ranked at number 4 (1st February 2010 - 14th February 2010)
    Ranked at number 3 (15th February 2010 - 21st March 2010)
    Ranked at number 4 (22nd March 2010 - 4th April 2010)
    Ranked at number 3 (5th April 2010 - 16th May 2010)
    Ranked at number 2 (17th May 2010 - 6th June 2010)
    Ranked at number 1 (7th June 2010 - 3rd July 2011)
    Ranked at number 2 (4th July 2011 - 13th May 2012)
    Ranked at number 3 (14th May 2012 - 20th May 2012)
    Ranked at number 2 (21st May 2012 - 8th July 2012)
    Ranked at number 3 (9th July 2012 - 9th September 2012)
    Ranked at number 4 (10th September 2012 - Present Day)
     
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  10. BreakPoint

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    Why are both the WTF and the Davis Cup finals two weeks earlier this year than in the past? What tournaments did they have to eliminate to be able to move them up by two whole weeks?
     
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  11. Mustard

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    It's to give the players more of a close season.
     
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  12. RF20Lennon

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    LOL yeap!! Fed should be forever number 1!
     
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  13. BreakPoint

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    Yeah, but they must have removed some events in order to be able to move the WTF and DC final up by two entire weeks.
     
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  14. Sentinel

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    BP, when is the WTF ????


    Nole is about 1005 points ahead of Fred in the YTD last i checked. Quite a bit to cover up. Is it likely he will cover that up considering he's defending a lot for the rest of the year. Oh wait, YTD is not affected by defending points, so any win such as WTF adds to that, right ?
     
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  15. BreakPoint

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    ^^^^

    The WTF starts on November 5th this year. Which is two weeks earlier than usual.
     
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  16. Jack Romeo

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    i think they got rid of the week of rest before the wtf. they're also playing vienna, stockholm and moscow on the same week, whereas last year, i think they only played up to 2 events per week. so they compressed the schedule to finish earlier.
     
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