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I cannot understand why the Olympic points should not last until the next Olympics. After all the 2000 points Murray got for winning Wimbledon will last until the next time Wimbledon happens The only difference is the former happens every 4 years and Wimbledon every year No tweaking is needed
  This would make the Olympic tennis tournament even more important than it already is.
That's not how the ranking system works - it's the points that a player has gained over the last 12 months. If they changed the rules for one tournament, the players would not be happy.

As others have said, I'm not sure why the Olympic title is worth less that a Masters. But the ATP probably have their reasons.
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surely notnek that's because every other tournament is played annually so a player has a chance to defend their points each year - but they don't have that chance with the Olympics so I don't see why an exception can't be made on the lines I suggested
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It should be looked at like a bonus, an additional score of points outside the 18 scores that currently count towards the running year total. It was listed as a 500 score (although 750 points were awarded), so a 500 tournement score had to be dropped from the tally of a medal winner last year, into the non-countable scores .
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surely notnek that's because every other tournament is played annually so a player has a chance to defend their points each year - but they don't have that chance with the Olympics so I don't see why an exception can't be made on the lines I suggested
I know what you're saying Ruthie, but thinking about it, it wouldn't really be fair for the following 3 years. I'm sure Andy won't need them anyway!
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that's true Caz  and at least he still has bragging rights until the next Olympics!
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^ Absolutely Ruthie....and so do we!  Whistle
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indeed and I suspect we exercise them in a way that Andy himself never would    yay
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No, he never would, but he's no need to anyway,......'coz he's got us!  yay
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yes viva team Murraysworld  cmon yeah
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With Andy out, if Rafa goes deep in Montreal and his fitness holds up on the hard courts Andy will be looking at an end of year ranking of 3.
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With Andy out, if Rafa goes deep in Montreal and his fitness holds up on the hard courts Andy will be looking at an end of year ranking of 3.
   Wouldn't be surprised tbh. 
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well I'd rather Andy finished end of year at #3 and as Wimbledon champion than at #2 and not.   Andy is who he is and perhaps that means he simply isn't going to have the consistency to be number 1 as he himself has more or less said.  So be it.  He's still brilliant and has achieved more than some of us dared hope.
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tennis channel said no americans in the top 20 ,first time since the 70's makes you appreciate Andy who has been in the top 5 for years .
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Just shows that Andy wants Grand Slams not the number 1, as He says.
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It's all gravy for Nadal now.
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