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Old 11-13-2012, 03:12 PM   #46
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Originally Posted by Achilles82 View Post
Traditionally, the bench to the left of the chair umpire is reserved for the higher-ranked player in a tennis match.
Then someone comes up with this in this thread:

Was Benneteau ranked higher than Roddick at the time of the US Open?

Further on, Federer decided to be more humble in a different match:

Man this thread is utter fail if it's a diss at Federer. I have never heard of this "higher ranked player sits on the umpire's left" rule btw.
Just shows you how pointless H2H's are. Nadal beat Fed but in the end it meant jack, they both walked away with nothing. It's about winning titles.
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