1. threehandedbackhand

    AO23 seedings

    It has been pretty much determined as there are almost no tournaments between YEC and AO. Only Ruud and Fritz can improve their effective seedings (those relevant during the draw procedure), but Turin win is necessary to do that. Rublev is locked in a 5-8 range. Djokovic is locked in a 5-8 range...
  2. Forgive Me Father

    Examining the Possibilities of the 2022 Roland Garros Draw

    So, the basis of draws: In the 3rd round, seeds 1-16 meet/encounter 17-32 (1-8 meets 25-32, 9-16 meets 17-23). In the 4th round seeds 1-8 meet seeds 9-16 (1-4 meets 13-16, 5-8 meets 9-12). In the quarterfinal, seeds 1-4 meet seeds 5-8. In the semifinal, seeds 1-2 meet seeds 2-3. In the final...
  3. Aabye5

    Cincinnati W&S Open Draw - 2021

  4. Yugram

    Now that the dust settles... Let’s take a closer look at RG 2021 draw.

    Let’s start with saying that the draw is rigged. The best proof for it being Medvedev vs Bublik R1, a gimmick match up of 2 clay haters, which screams "rigged". So I’ll keep in mind that everything has it’s purpose while analyzing the draw. My takes: • Quarter 1 is by far the easiest one...
  5. P

    Jo-Wilfried Tsonga did't got wildcard in miami ?

    Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is a Grandslam finalist, Its very disappionting that he need to play in qualifying draw to qualify to play in main draw source : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2019_Miami_Open_–_Men's_Singles
  6. ADuck


    Hi guys, I came across this fun site earlier this year which should provide some healthy competition to these forums and a nice break from all the trolling. This is tennis draw challenge! All you have to do is fill in the entire draw from day 1 and the person who is the most accurate picker is...
  7. ctrl-alt-del

    Did AO organizers "fix" Nadal's questionable cakewalk draw?

    Below is my analysis of Nadal’s questionable draw. My hypothesis is that the draw was rigged by the organizers of the Australian Open to increase the chance of Nadal facing #17 Kyrgios (an Australian) in the semifinals, then Federer in the final. Federer, Del Potro, Djokovic and Wawrinka are...
  8. Lukhas

    "Quantifying Cakewalks, or The Time Rafa Finally Got Lucky"

    A nice article from Tennis Abstract that helps putting in perspective the perceived difficulty of a path to a slam semi or slam win. Interesting especially since it factors in the actual path and the players met, not the supposed path as laid out by the draw...