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The Pro’s Tweet 2012 Predictions on Tennis Future


2012 is here an we are all excited about the start of a new season.  The big question is what changes do we see for the pro tennis game men’s  ATP and women’s WTA.

Some of the changes that have occurred this season .

Ranking Structure has changed in 2012

A. In November 2011, the ATP Board passed a rule to allow more flexibility in which tournaments count toward the ranking of a commitment player in 2012.

Commitment players (top 30 in 2011 year-end ranking) can count their best six (6) results from ATP World Tour 500, ATP World Tour 250 and other events (Challengers, Futures, Davis Cup, Olympics) toward their ranking. To count their best six (6), players must have fulfilled their commitment to 500 events – 4 total per year (at least 1 after the US Open).

Additionally, commitment players will no longer need to enter the 500 events 12 weeks in advance but instead go back the normal 6-week entry deadline.

I had an opportunity to go on twitter. I asked the question “What one change do you predict for the future of tennis in 2012” . This is what  a few of the pros had to say:

Trial the shot clock on court to enforce the 25sec rule. RT @ What one change do you predict for the future of tennis in 2012?
Darren Cahill


@ a longer off season like 8-10 weeks
Brad Gilbert



@ Players will play great #tennis in their 30's as they focus more on nutrition and more efficient training methods.
Jeff Salzenstein

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