Originally Posted by Achilles82
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.