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Alek
Mar 23rd, 2002, 07:30 AM
Welcome to FWTT (Fantasy Women's Tennis Tour)

History
FWTT, or the Fantasy Women's Tennis Tour, was born on April 10th, 2000. The first tournament ever held was Hilton Head, which was only a singles tournament. Doubles were introduced the next week in Hamburg.

General Rules
1- Create a Fantasy Player with the following information:
(text in Italics are examples)

Name: Mary Davies
Birthdate: May 30th 1984 (You must be 16 Years Old if you are totally new to FWTT)
Nationality: French
Best Surfaces: Hard, Clay, Carpet, Grass (You must select your order with only those 4 surfaces)

For what are those surfaces?
Those surfaces mean how many points you will be able to use when you play. For your first surface (in this example hard) you will get 103 points, then 102 for clay, 101 for carpet and 100 for grass.

How we get a score?
You need to divide this points between 3 sets. Example:

You
1st Set: 50 points
2nd Set: 50 points
3rd Set: 03 points

Your opponent
1st Set: 40
2nd Set: 60
3rd Set: 0

In this case you would win the match 7-6(7-0) 6-7(0-7) 7-6(7-3)

In some cases this scores will be changed for making the game more reliable. Example 6-4 4-6 6-4

But how you got the score?

Here are the tables:

Scoring By Difference of Points
60 or more = 6-0
50 to 59 = 6-1
40 to 49 = 6-2
30 to 39 = 6-3
20 to 29 = 6-4
10 to 16 = 7-5
00 to 09 = 7-6

Tie-Break
00 = 12-10 or 11-9
01 = 10-8
02 = 9-7
03 = 8-6
04 = 7-5
05 = 7-4
06 = 7-3
07 = 7-2
08 = 7-1
09 = 7-0

If points are tied (example 50 & 50) then the one that has the surface were the event is played in a higher possition gets the set, if also in that are tied then the higher ranked.


Ok , ok but to who I send this things?
All players must start in the juniors. So you would have to send your profile to Paul_Masterton who is the one who runs the FWTT Jrs. For entering the tournaments you must sign in the tournament signing threads, you can find them in the different forums of the Message Board. You will send points to him as the way he specifies (E-mail or Private Message) and with a deadline that he will also specify.

How do I turn a pro player?
In Roland Garros and in the Chase Championships, some players (Who dont have a pro player already) are choosed to play the pro's because of their good results and ranking. Anyways you can still play some pro events if your results are good enough earlier.


If you have any questions or suggestions please post them here so I can add them ;) Thanx

Mateo Mathieu
Apr 16th, 2002, 05:23 AM
BUMP! ;)

King Aaron
Apr 16th, 2002, 10:51 AM
Cool !! I might give it a try ..

King Aaron
Apr 17th, 2002, 02:36 PM
Name: Alecia Moore
Birthdate: September 8th 1986

Nationality: American
Best Surfaces: Hard, Clay, Grass, Carpet

Wizkid
Apr 18th, 2002, 02:43 AM
I wanna play too
Name: Shanequa Stevenson
Birthdate: December 8, 1985
Nationality: American
Surfaces: Hard, Carpet, Clay, Grass

VSFan1 aka Joshua L.
Apr 18th, 2002, 01:43 PM
Yay! More americans in the draw! Maybe they can play Fed Cup! ;)

Wizkid
Apr 18th, 2002, 10:37 PM
can we play fed cup i mean i thought when we start out were juniors

Mateo Mathieu
Apr 18th, 2002, 10:58 PM
Joshua, we have four USA players in PRO! :p

1. Bryanne Applegate
2. Tanya Hingis
3. Jennifer Selles
4. Katarina St whatever it called ;)

paul_masterton
Apr 19th, 2002, 07:09 PM
hello newbies!!!!!!! :D

welcome to FWTT Juniors.
In this forum u'll see a thread called 'fwtt junior commitments' just sign in there, telling me which tournamnets u wanna play in.

Then keep checking abck for teh draws, once u see ur naem send me points to teh e-mail adress i put up or pm them to me.

Then see how ur girl does!!!

Remeber FWTT as only as good as YOU make it, so flood the place with interviews scndaalous rumours etc..... ;)

ANd if ur good enough u can join teh pro's in about 6 months time :D

Paul :)

Buitenzorg
Apr 20th, 2002, 01:38 AM
Katulampa Would like to Join, Please!

Name: Fleriancediore HINGISAFRILIA
Born: 13 May 1985
Nationality: Australia
Surface: Hard, Clay, Grass, Carpet


Please PM me to let me know!


Regards

katulampa

King Aaron
Apr 20th, 2002, 10:44 AM
Shanequa, u wanna play doubles with Alecia ??

patricio
Apr 21st, 2002, 07:21 AM
Name: Kim Davidson
Birthdate: June 25th 1985
Nationality: American
Best surfaces: Hard, Clay, Carpet, Grass
:wavey:

Wizkid
Apr 21st, 2002, 07:43 AM
how are points set up for doubles

King Aaron
Apr 21st, 2002, 08:06 AM
Thanx for asking WizKid..:)

So what are doubles points ??

Penguin
May 6th, 2002, 11:48 AM
id love to join this game as well! :bounce:


my personal information:

Name: Kimmeke Penguin
Birthdate: October 3rd 1985
Nationality: Belgian
Best Surfaces: Hard, Clay, Carpet, Grass

please pm me to let me know if i did everything right

VSFan1 aka Joshua L.
May 6th, 2002, 07:07 PM
BUMP for Paul to see.

As for doubles, the 2 players that play doubles are like this:

Jane Doe and Allison Smith play doubles on clay.

Jane Doe has 104 points on Clay.

Allison Smith has 106 points on Clay.

So, we take points 104 + 106 = 210

210 divided by 2 = 105

Thus, as a team you have 105 points on clay.

Hope this helps! :)

Harju.
May 11th, 2002, 08:36 PM
COOL.. i want to join

Name : Rachel Spears
Nationality : Indonesian
Birthdate : 2 Dec 1985
Surface: Hard, Clay, Grass, Carpet

please pm me to let me noe

VSFan1 aka Joshua L.
May 11th, 2002, 10:12 PM
Awesome! Welcome aboard Rachel!

My player is Ruflina Taliamansoko, the #2 FWTT player. She is of Botswana and hopes you enjoy your FWTT experience!

I'm sure the Asian Fed Cup team is happy to see you join! They are a nice group of people. My best friend and doubles partner, Jane Wong, is on that team.

Welcome aboard! :D

Harju.
May 12th, 2002, 07:51 AM
HI VSFan1 aka Joshua L... :wavey:
Thanks alot.. so r u also asian player...
juz wondering.. how to play... i mean am i already a player.. or wat???

wongqks
May 12th, 2002, 10:56 AM
Hi Angelique-fans

I am Jane Wong, Ruffy introduce to you already, welcome to FWTT

the next thing you need to do now is to find the thread named 'FWTT junior commitment' and then in there, there will be a no. of tournaments on offer. What you need to do is to reply on that thread and say which tournament to you want to play.

Every start of the week, you need to send your points to the person in charge.

In junior, you need to send your points via PM to Paul_MAsterton

Nice to see anoher addition of asian player

Harju.
May 12th, 2002, 01:42 PM
hi wongqks :wavey: :wavey:
thanks for the info!! alot... it really helps me... so may i noe the ru;ez for the doubles.. thanks

wongqks
May 12th, 2002, 05:18 PM
Hi

for doubles, first you need to find a partner and then you can discuss strategy witht hat person, doubles work just like singles, I will give you an example

Player A pair with Player B and they are playign against Player C and Player D

Player A has points of 0 50 50
Player B has points of 50 54 2

The team will have a point toal of 50 104 52

Player C has points of 15 15 70
Player D has points of 15 70 15

This team will have points of 30 85 85

There for you can see that Player C and Player D win the match by two set to love

Hope you know how to play now and wish you every success

Penguin
May 12th, 2002, 09:04 PM
Originally posted by VSFan1 aka Joshua L.

As for doubles, the 2 players that play doubles are like this:
Jane Doe and Allison Smith play doubles on clay.
Jane Doe has 104 points on Clay.
Allison Smith has 106 points on Clay.

So, we take points 104 + 106 = 210

210 divided by 2 = 105

Thus, as a team you have 105 points on clay.




Originally posted by wongqksPlayer A pair with Player B and they are playign against Player C and Player D

Player A has points of 0 50 50
Player B has points of 50 54 2

The team will have a point toal of 50 104 52


im sorry but this sounds a little confusing... are we supposed to divide by 2 or not?

thx for the help :wavey:


kimmeke penguin

wongqks
May 12th, 2002, 09:08 PM
Hi MIss Penguin

You can divide the points by two if you want but the result will be the same apart from the scoreline

So you are right but i am just trying to simplify things

Cassius
May 13th, 2002, 12:20 AM
It looks very confusing:confused: , but, I suppose I'd better put in for it otherwise I'll regret it later.

NAME: Alexandria Carriacou
DoB: November 28th 1986
NATIONALITY: Grenada
SURFACE: Hard, Clay, Grass, Carpet

I'm pretty sure I've sussed out how the points are done, but no doubt I'll forget to PM the guy who runs it to tell him what tournaments I'll do and what points I have.

Please could some-one who's done this for a while (and who knows what they're doing:rolleyes: ) PM me or something to let me know I've done that right/wrong.

Becool
May 13th, 2002, 01:32 AM
YAY!!!

Glad to know that new players are joining the game! :)

Let me introduce my player
Gisele Noventz, from Brazil ;)


I hope that some latin players can join this tour! Anyway!

WELCOME TO FWTT! :bounce:

Mateo Mathieu
May 13th, 2002, 02:17 AM
Originally posted by wongqks
Hi

for doubles, first you need to find a partner and then you can discuss strategy witht hat person, doubles work just like singles, I will give you an example

Player A pair with Player B and they are playign against Player C and Player D

Player A has points of 0 50 50
Player B has points of 50 54 2

The team will have a point toal of 50 104 52

Player C has points of 15 15 70
Player D has points of 15 70 15

This team will have points of 30 85 85

There for you can see that Player C and Player D win the match by two set to love

Hope you know how to play now and wish you every success
Hi, I am Bryanne Applegate of USA and I am #12 in the world :) Jane, you made them confusing! Actually, Player A and B win the match in straight sets! :p

wongqks
May 13th, 2002, 02:33 AM
oops

I dunno what on my mind when I write those, yes, player A and B will win by two games to love, I hope I am not scaring newcomers away :P

manuelanmaggielover
Jul 14th, 2002, 02:52 PM
I have a question, My player Maguela Frageeva won a low tier event this week, does that mean I get extra points for the surface I won the event on???( 3 more to my total??)
Any help would be appreciated:D
thanks I am enjoying this game very much:D

martinafan
Jul 14th, 2002, 03:02 PM
Hey Maguela! :) :)

Here are the bonus points....

SINGLES BONUS POINTS SYSTEM:
Winning Grand Slam: 7 points
Winning Tier I: 5 points
Winning Tier II: 4 points
Winning Tier III: 3 points
Winning Tier IV: 2 points
Winning Challenger: 1 point
Won Grand Slam: 1 point for ever
Note: All points earnt are for the surface that the tournament was on.

For example, Marteena had 106 pts on hard at the beginning of this year. After winning Gold Coast (a tier 3), she then has 109 points on hard courts, but only hardcourts - her pts on other surfaces stay the same!

DOUBLES BONUS POINTS SYSTEM:
Winning Grand Slam: 3 points per player
Winning Tier I/II: 2 points per player
Winning Tier III/IV: 1 point per player
Winning Challenger: 0.5 points per player
Won Grand Slam: 1 point per player for ever
Note: All points earnt are for the surface that the tournament was on.

I hope that helps you! :) :) :) :) If not, then please ask me anything again! :) :)

P.S - the points go back to original at the start of every year...so winning some tournaments (eg.Wimbledon!) don't help that much, cause u can't use ur bonus pts anywhere else ;) ;) LOL

martinafan
Jul 14th, 2002, 03:09 PM
Penguin, and all those who may have been confused by the doubles.....

There are 2 ways to send points for the doubles.

Number 1: You can average out your points and your partners to find a total for the team, and then send seperate doubles points for your team. This is what Ruflina (aka VSFan1) was saying earlier.

Way #2: If you do not send any doubles points in for the team, then alx will use the singles points that the both of u sent in, and average them out to work out the doubles points you are using. THis is what Jane (aka wongqks) was saying earlier.


For example, team 1 is comprised of Player A and Player B. Player A has 104 pts and Player B has 106 pts on a particular surface. Their average pts are 105, and this is what they use for doubles. They talk to each other about what points to use, and decide on 52-2-51.

They are playing against Player C and Player D. They did not send in doubles points as a team. Player C used 64-6-34 in singles, and Player D used 5-51-50. Alx would then average out these points, which comes to:

set 1 = (64 + 5) / 2 = 34.5
set 2 = (6 + 51) / 2 = 28.5
set 3 = (34 + 50) / 2 = 42

So, Team X (player A+B) uses 52-2-51
Team Y (player C+D) uses 34.5-28.5-42

So, Team X would win by two sets to one.

I hope that made sense. Please tell me if it didn't. Thanks! :)

manuelanmaggielover
Jul 14th, 2002, 03:10 PM
thanks alot Marteena, This really helps as I had no idea about the extra points until I read something about it in another thread.
So I got this straight, for Marteena in your case you would have 109 points on hard courts in singles , but you would have 106 points in doubles, is that correct?
thanks again:D

martinafan
Jul 14th, 2002, 03:14 PM
Yes, that is correct....singles success does not change your doubles points! But, I do have more than 106 pts in doubles on hard, because i have won some titles on it this year.....but you have the theory correct! :)

That is why we started a seperate doubles points system, because we thought it was unfair that those who had singles success could then use the points to win more doubles titles!!!

manuelanmaggielover
Jul 14th, 2002, 03:17 PM
thanks again Marteena, it was very kind of you to answer especially so quickly, good luck to your player in the upcoming weeks:D

martinafan
Jul 14th, 2002, 03:21 PM
no problem! glad I could help! :)

Tennis124
Jul 14th, 2002, 10:59 PM
marteena could you help me, i never know what points i have. i always send in the regular. could you let me know how many single nd doubles point i have on hardcourts? i have 106 in singles i thinnk

martinafan
Jul 15th, 2002, 01:06 AM
Well, Tiffani....do you know what tournaments you have won this year on hardcourts in either singles or doubles????

Tennis124
Jul 15th, 2002, 02:04 AM
Yes, I won Miami in singles and scottsdale in doubles. and hardcourt is my second favorite surface

martinafan
Jul 15th, 2002, 02:11 AM
Well, Miami is a tier 1, so you receive 5 extra points for that...and if hard is your 2nd surface, then that means you had 104. So you have 109 on hard in singles.

Scottsdale is a tier 2, so you have 2 bonus points for that....giving you 106 points on hard for doubles.

Hope you understand, and that made sense.....

polishprodigy
Jul 15th, 2002, 02:20 AM
Oh no! I thought winning a tier 4 gave u 1 extra point, so Gianna Adrianna Dulko has been jipping herself out of a point! :eek: :sad:

Tennis124
Jul 20th, 2002, 04:17 AM
thanks marteena, i always get messed up with what tiers go with what. and then the points drop at the end of the year right? so i never bother to add it in!

ms_popular
Jul 21st, 2002, 05:22 AM
is it applied in juniors??

Kris
Jul 21st, 2002, 01:10 PM
will junior players get bonus, too

Diana won a tournament in doubles ;)

Tennis124
Aug 3rd, 2002, 04:17 PM
marteena, is san diego tier 2?

martinafan
Sep 5th, 2002, 09:20 AM
BUMP for the new players......
NOTE for new players: paul_masterton no longer runs the juniors....RUS_4_EVER does, so you need to send him points and everything

Tiffani, sorry about the very late reply, but san diego is a tier 2.

jacs
Sep 17th, 2002, 03:44 AM
i think thid thread needs to be bumped

Jordan.
Nov 15th, 2002, 05:37 AM
*BUMP* :rolleyes:

Scotso
Nov 20th, 2002, 01:36 AM
bump