Originally Posted by mariecon
you're assuming he won't play Indian Wells and Miami. He is defending SF points in both tournaments. Assuming he defends all his clay points leading up to RG he will still be #5 but a lot can happen I agree. Berdych could gain points at IW or Miami. But it doesn't really matter if he's #5 or #8 as far as the RG draw is concerned. He could potentially face any of the top 4 seeds in the QF there.
No, i am not assuming that, i just think he will not defend those points from 2012....