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Date: 22 Jan 2009 16:08:08
From: Scott
Subject: was Tomic's WC deserved?
http://www.theage.com.au/news/sport/tennis/tomic-given-wildcard-into-open/2009/01/12/1231608618182.html
http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2009/01/22/2472234.htm

Tomic won a match (against #73 Starace) and took a set off of (#83)
Gilles Muller. Amazing at age 16.

this WC was no gift.





 
Date: 23 Jan 2009 18:25:29
From: DavidW
Subject: Re: was Tomic's WC deserved?
Scott wrote:
>
http://www.theage.com.au/news/sport/tennis/tomic-given-wildcard-into-open/2009/
01/12/1231608618182.html
> http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2009/01/22/2472234.htm
>
> Tomic won a match (against #73 Starace) and took a set off of (#83)
> Gilles Muller. Amazing at age 16.
>
> this WC was no gift.

Right. One win is a better result than half the draw, so it's enough to justify
a WC.





 
Date: 23 Jan 2009 00:45:26
From: Jesper Lauridsen
Subject: Re: was Tomic's WC deserved?
On 2009-01-23, Scott <scottl44@yahoo.com > wrote:
>
> this WC was no gift.

If you win a match, the WC was justified.