Originally Posted by beernutz
That is exactly what has happened. Up to the date of where the DQs occurred, the player who was not DQed had played 7 doubles and 1 singles match and won all in straight sets.
The first of his doubles matches was a win against one of our players who was DQed and his last doubles match against our other player who was DQed.
These were the set scores for the not-DQed player's first 8 match wins:
6-2, 6-2 D - was against one of our DQed players
6-2, 6-3 D
6-2, 6-2 D
6-4, 6-2 D
6-2, 6-1 D
6-1, 6-1 D
6-4, 6-3 S
6-3, 6-3 D - was against the other of our DQed players
I did a bit more research and a quick pass at calculating my estimated dynamic NTRP ratings for the 3 players being discussed, and they are consistent with the 2 DQ'd players being rated higher than the not-DQ'd one.
The key reason is that the not-DQ'd player has played primarily doubles and has done so with very strong partners. Six of his doubles matches have been played with partners that were at the top of the 4.0 range to start the year and have hovered around 4.1 all year thus far. So when he plays with them, since he is a strong 4.0, around 3.85 to 3.9, they are supposed to win comfortably against most teams and those wins don't really improve his rating very much if at all.
Again folks, especially in doubles, it isn't wins and losses that tell the whole story. The partner and opponents ratings have to be factored in too.