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Old 12-22-2012, 08:33 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by OrangePower View Post
No good can come out of knowing your DNTRP.

Just play each match hard, and whatever happens, happens.

Or to put it another way: Would you change your behavior if you knew your exact DNTRP, and if so, how?
LOL. Yes, a lot of us probably would. I'm not saying I/we would necessarily start throwing matches, but I'm just as happy winning a match 7-5, 7-5 as I am winning a match 6-0, 6-0. The net result to me would be the same, yet those two scores would be treated far differently by the computer. I'm sure this is exactly why the USTA keeps dynamic ratings secret---so that players can't help themselves in this way.
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