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Old 11-13-2012, 04:12 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:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYvAC9r6gr4

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:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...A0abru4#t=124s

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.
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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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