Originally Posted by storypeddler
I know extremely few tennis players who, given those two options, would choose to be the worst of the best. Slowly improving while getting your doors blown off week after week, year after year may sound noble to you, but almost nobody would want or choose that. Frankly, given the chance, I don't for a minute believe you would either.
If you were bumped up (correctly) you might very rarely win, but you shouldn't be getting your doors blown off.