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  1. Scrub vs Qualifier: The Eternal Battle

    I have been participating in various prediction contests for years, and one of the things I have learned is to be wary of picking against qualifiers. I can't count the number of times I made a prediction thinking "Player X has this one easy, he/she is playing a qualifier," then watching player X crash and burn against that very same qualifier. I started wondering about the overall success of qualifiers in tournaments, with two questions in mind:

    1. How well do qualifiers do ...
    Tennis , ATP , WTA