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Hurley
Nov 11th, 2002, 08:41 PM
Source: http://sanexwtatour.com/index.cfm?section=standings&cont_id=142629

St. Petersburg, FL - The Sanex WTA Tour Rankings for the week commencing November 11 will not be available until 12:00 noon (EST) Tuesday, November 12.

The finals for the HOME DEPOT CHAMPIONSHIPS PRESENTED BY PORSCHE are scheduled for Monday November 11 at 6:30 pm in Los Angeles, California.

Therefore, the rankings of November 12 will reflect the results of the HOME DEPOT CHAMPIONSHIPS PRESENTED BY PORSCHE, Volvo Women’s Open – Pattaya City, Thailand and ITF Events that are held around the world.

Distribution will be in the normal manner.

Two questions:

1) Since there is an extra day to process results, will they be including the $25K in Mexico City as well as any $10K's?

2) Will these be the official year-end rankings?

Eggy...I'm calling on you to help me out here ;)

TheBoiledEgg
Nov 11th, 2002, 08:49 PM
Yep ;)
Year end Ranks are those directly after the Year End Champs

they won't include the $25K and $10K events just finished this weekend.

only pts added will be (this is what i'm pretty sure about)
Tour Champs
Pattaya
Pittsburgh $50K

Hurley
Nov 11th, 2002, 08:58 PM
Ah damn, that hurts Sunitha :mad:

At least Masha gets her points :D

...and thanks TBE :D

TheBoiledEgg
Nov 11th, 2002, 09:00 PM
but she still will make AUS OPEN qualies

as those entries not done until 1st Mon in December

Hurley
Nov 11th, 2002, 09:02 PM
Ah good :D

I never thought Sunitha was going to amount to anything...I'm still not sure she will, actually, LOL...but it's nice to see her have a good run.

rhz
Nov 11th, 2002, 09:38 PM
did kim pass justine already??

Gonzo Hates Me!
Nov 11th, 2002, 09:55 PM
Yeah, anyone know?!

Hurley
Nov 11th, 2002, 10:02 PM
Kim will pass Justine and finish the year at #4.

Justine will be #5, Amelie #6.

Gonzo Hates Me!
Nov 11th, 2002, 10:03 PM
THANKS!

sartrista7
Nov 11th, 2002, 10:04 PM
Not to be fatuous or anything, but why aren't the end-of-year ranks the ones at the end of the year?

Hurley
Nov 11th, 2002, 10:10 PM
Well, I don't think there is a week where there aren't new points coming on and going off, even into December. So, picking a de facto End Of Year is pretty arbitrary. Why not end the WTA Tour rankings after the final and showcase WTA Tour event?

sartrista7
Nov 11th, 2002, 10:14 PM
There was last year. Don't ask me what tournaments, but there was. It wouldn't be an arbitrary end-of-year, anyway - why not have the rankings which come out on the last Monday of 2002?

Hurley
Nov 11th, 2002, 11:34 PM
You're not to use common sense when discussing women's tennis.

TheBoiledEgg
Nov 12th, 2002, 12:23 AM
Rankings are done by WTA and last WTA event is the Tour Champs.
So they take it this way. Its better this way rather than wait for another 6-7 weeks before announcing them.



The ATP also do their end of year ranks after the Masters Cup.

bello
Nov 12th, 2002, 02:39 AM
Thats dumb, the other $50 and $25 and $10 should go onto end of year rankings too!