2 different predictions are proposed :
- Predictions on Tournaments for each week
- Team ten players (only available before the start of a new season
A) Predictions on Tounaments
- See the tournaments of the week which are proposed on the main page.
- Send your forecast using the pronostics button.
- You can only make your predictions when the pronostics button is available. Between the first day of the tournament and the deadline.
- You can forecast:
Gran Slam: Forecast from 1/8
Masters 1000: Forecast from 1/4
500, 250 and Masters Finals: Forecast from 1/2
The assigned points are the ATP Points (see board below) won by players you have forecasted.
For example : Agassi is runner-up in Adelaïde. If you have forecasted him Winner, you should only win the assigned points for final. But, if you have forecasted him only in semi-final, you should only win the assigned points for semi-final.
The ranking follow the same detailed account of ATP Ranking (see calculation below)
B) Team twelve players
You have to choice 12 players, who bring to you points all over the year, as follows : 3 in the 10 first players, 2 from 11 to 30, 2 from 31 to 50, 3 from 51 to 100 and 2 from 101 to 200.
The ranking is calculated by the addition of the twelve ATP points of your team players from the date you enter in the game. You begin with 0 point.
ATP Ranking Calculation
Here is the ATP Champions Race 2009 points board.
|Category||Winner||Final||1/2 F||1/4 F||1/8 F||1/16 F||1/32 F||1/64 F||Qualifying|
|ATP World Tour 500||500||300||180||90||45||(20)||20*|
|ATP World Tour 250||250||150||90||45||20||(10)||12*|
Tennis Masters Cup : 200 for round robin win, +400 points for semifinal win, +500 points for final win. (1500 points for undefeated winner).
* 1 point only if the Main Draw is larger than 32 players (ATP World Tour 250) or 64 players (Masters 1000).
The ATP Champion Masters Race Ranking is calculating by addition of the 18 best results.
It takes count mendatory the results of the 4 Grand Slams tournaments (Open d'Australie, Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open), and the 9 Masters Series tournaments (Indian Wells, Miami (ex-Key Biscayne), Monte-Carlo, Rome, Hambourg, Toronto, Cincinnati, Stuttgart, Paris-Bercy). Plus, it takes count of the 5 others tournaments best results.
In the case of Grand Slams and Masters Series, this tournaments count mandatorily in the ranking, if the player reach the Main Draw (either directly, or by qualifying), or if the player has the rank which let him reach the Main Draw, even if he won't play in. In this case, the player will recieve 0 point which count mendatorily. For example : Rios is out with an injury and will not play at Australian Open in spite his rank which let him reach Main Draw, he will receive O point which will count mandatorily among his best 18. For players who hasn't high enough rank to reach directly Main Draw, and will not qualify, lower tournaments replace higher tournaments among best 18.
Note : For players who are eligible for Tennis Masters Cup at the end of the year, that will be the 19th result counting towards their ranking.