Originally Posted by dominikk1985
5.0 is a little low, isn't it?
or would you say that john isner or the bryans were only 5.0-5.5 players?
wouldn't 6.0 to 7.0 be more acurate?
Not really. Not all D1 schools are at the level of Stanford. Santa Clara University, for example, has a D1 tennis team. The weaker players on the SCU team might be a strong 5.0 player while the stronger players might be a 5.5 to 6.0 level. Probably the minimum level for a D1 scholarship
is a 5.5 level. Not that many D1 players are strong enough to make it in the pros. The cream of the collegiate player might have a chance.
Note that players outside of the top 400 in the world are generally not 7.0 players. It is rare that a current D1 player would be able to compete with players in the top 300. Therefore, the top D1 players would usually be closer to a 6.0 or 6.5 level.