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dave g
01-11-2015, 06:48 AM
Tired of Halep, Sharapova and S Williams getting all the glory? Wish for your Tsvetana Pironkova and Kurumi Nara pick to be more important? Or for that a Carla Suarez Navarro win in Acapulco to be meaningful? Well, this time we're going for exactly that. ALL tournaments will give the exact same points for the same stages. So, finally we'll have to really think twice about our scrubs and give them their due. And for once, the lower categories will have a lot of movement.

Here are the point values associated with each tournament:

All tournaments except Dubai and Doha:
First round : 7
Second round : 15
Quarterfinal : 25
Semifinal : 45
Final : 70
Winner : 100

Dubai and Doha:
First round : 2
Second round : 7
Third round : 15
Quarterfinal : 25
Semifinal : 45
Final : 70
Winner : 100

The list of tournaments and start dates are:

Antwerp February 9
Pattaya February 9
Dubai February 15 (note: has a Sunday start)
Rio February 16
Acapulco February 23
Doha February 23
Monterrey March 2
Kuala Lumpur March 2

Links to the different tournament websites can be found at http://www.wtatennis.com/tournaments