Tennis - American tennis player John Isner posted a message on Twitter wondering what should be done about the ranking points on the ATP & WTA Tour during the tennis suspension. Isner tweeted, 'Asking this not because I’m tone deaf but more because I think a healthy debate could be fun.
So tennis fans, Should the ATP/WTA ‘freeze’ ranking points during this hiatus or let all the points fall off?' His tweet got several responses from fellow players. Here is a compilation of some of the best responses.
Asking this not because I’m tone deaf but more because I think a healthy debate could be fun.
So tennis fans, Should the ATP/WTA ‘freeze’ ranking points during this hiatus or let all the points fall off? — John Isner (@JohnIsner) March 16, 2020
Then I’ll be tied with Roger again — Mardy Fish (@MardyFish) March 16, 2020
They absolutely have to figure out something with the points. At least extend them somehow. This is out of the ATP’s control but a sensible solution is reachable.
— Jan-Michael Gambill (@JanmikeGambill) March 16, 2020
From my point of view, it is a no-brainer. Points should freeze - this is not a mere one week off, this is a huge chunk of the season where some players have performed better than others.
Line is drawn when there's a huge inequality in terms of opportunities to defend points imo — Carlos Navarro (@TheMagician5GS) March 16, 2020
Just restart the rankings 2021. Everyone from scratch. — Peter Polansky (@PPolansky) March 16, 2020
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