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Should the WTA copy the ATP masters series?
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Should the WTA copy the ATP masters series?
And I mostly mean how they are called. The ATP has the masters 1000's, masters 500's and masters 250's. That's simple and everyone knows what it means because it's obvious that a masters 1000 is a bigger event than a masters 500 which is a bigger event than a masters 250.

The WTA has premier mandatory events, premier5's, premiers and internationals. I challenge any casual fan to explain the ranking order of events with names like that. I would propose that all premier mandatorys and premier5's would be masters 1000's - the difference between the two is almost negligible anyway. Premiers would become masters 500's and internationals masters 250's.
13-May-2013 03:50 PM
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RE: Should the WTA copy the ATP masters series?
I would also propose to drop slams from 2000 points to 1500 points!
13-May-2013 05:40 PM
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RE: Should the WTA copy the ATP masters series?
I would also give an extra hundred points for defending a title. I think it a bit ridiculous on both sides that anyone defending his/her title gets no points for defending. I would also give an extra 25 points for anyone who participates in Davis/Fed Cup.
13-May-2013 06:00 PM
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