Because they know where it is. No need. Those other sports you mentioned the ball is variable and could have spins on it. With a serve you know exactly where you toss it.
2 things. Maybe sunny and windy but you still have a feel for it. Second maybe overheads. There are some dubs players that...
True but there is correlation in terms of seeding. If he is #2 at some point he will be guaranteed to be opposite Nole(assume #1) at USO and other M1000s. Which should help. But a very low correlation at best
If he can rack up enough clay points and defend most of the HC he should be able to get #2 in USO draw which would keep him opposite Nole on the other half. He seems to be able to handle Sasha and Rafa
Does Djokovic really care about the lower ranked players? Is he really trying to change something? Or is this just a power grab to have something over Federer and Nadal and he is using this as cover. I guess its just politics and why its complicated. And probably 80% of the tennis fans dont care...
If draw is set I believe its Lucky Loser. Otherwise its up to the discretion of the tournament director or rule that they have in place (which I dont believe is standardized across all tournaments for this specific case but really not sure)
Isnt that part of the game? Flopping and trying to get away with it? It is in other sports. Maybe there should be a penalty or just call it a TO and not an MTO. Kerber was just butthurt about losing is all.