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HOS
Jan 27th, 2009, 04:02 AM
Indian Wells?
I get it is manitory (so therefore) to cater for players 120 + they should have them....in fact, most of March (otehr thjan March 30) is really light on for >$50K events

DutchieGirl
Jan 29th, 2009, 05:23 AM
:shrug: Coz ITF don;t run their schedule off the WTA - they are 2 separate organisations, and it depends when tourneys apply to be held I guess.

HOS
Jan 29th, 2009, 05:32 AM
hmm maybe that is true but you would think they woudl work together to get the best & most balanced calenders that were complimentary of each other for the players

DutchieGirl
Jan 29th, 2009, 05:37 AM
:lol: Yes, you would think that - but they (WTA & ITF) obviously don't care to sit down and talk about balancing the calendar - so you'll end up with weeks that have like 3xWTA tourneys plus a $100k+H, plus a $100k, plus a $50k and like 3x$25k's too - not to mention about 5x$10k's just for fun. :lol:

hellas719
Jan 29th, 2009, 11:22 PM
There's supposed to be a 50k in Patras, Greece, but I guess it hasn't been added to the calendar yet:shrug:

DutchieGirl
Jan 29th, 2009, 11:41 PM
Nothing has been added in Europe past 6th April yet. :(