View Full Version : Byes in Rome 1st round

May 13th, 2012, 08:12 PM
Why didn't Serena receive a bye in the first round of the Rome tournament as a semifinalist at last in the previous premier tournament in Madrid? And Bartoli, Kvitova, who gone out early in Madrid, have byes...

Tenis Srbija
May 13th, 2012, 08:14 PM
Cause top eight seeds have BYEs...

May 13th, 2012, 09:08 PM
wasn't there a rule, all the semifinalists of one big premier tournament get BYEs in the next big premier tournament back to back?

Tenis Srbija
May 13th, 2012, 09:12 PM
Not anymore. And I think it was just for the Madrid-Rome...

May 13th, 2012, 09:18 PM
only if its P5---> PM, not the other way around

May 13th, 2012, 09:21 PM
Serena had BYEs in the Madrid QF and Final. Enough is enough.