Re: Understanding tennis, experts come take a look
2. not sure what you're saying, the highest tournament after a tier 1 is probably the year end championships, then the grand slams...
3. the equivalent to a women's tier 1 on the men's side is the atp masters series. it's like 9 tournaments (indian wells, miami, monte carlo, rome, hamburg, cincinatti(sp?), montreal(?), paris, madrid) that are the biggest deal after the year end championships and the slams.
elena dementieva, serena williams, caroline wozniacki, ana ivanovic
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