Originally Posted by RogerFan1991
Nope, supposing djokovic wins the final vs tsonga tomorrow, his ranking will be 10970 pts, then if he wins Shanghai he will have 11970.....so federer needs at least 165 pts from shanghai to equal that, so he needs to reach QF(180 pts), leaving him with 11985 pts.
Exactly. So to reach 300 weeks at no 1 Federer needs to beat
- a qualifier or Zhang Ze (a young Chinese player without a lot of experience on the ATP tour)
- Wawrinka (most likely)
That of course assuming Djokovic wins Beijing and then Shanghai which is not an easy task, even for him.