French Open 2011: Form Ranking the 32 Men's Single Seeds

Allan JiangTransfers CorrespondentMay 21, 2011

French Open 2011: Form Ranking the 32 Men's Single Seeds

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    There have been fourteen clay court tournaments this season, and leading into the French Open; do you know who the top men’s clay players are right now?

    Do the French Open seedings give you an accurate picture of the in-form players on clay leading into Roland Garros? No, but my slideshow will. 

32. Mikhail Youzhny

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    Form ranking: 32

    Seed: 12

    Clay court record: 1-4 (20W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: four

    Clay court tournament results: R64, R64, R16, R64

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 50

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 12.5 

31. Marcos Baghdatis

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    Form ranking: 31

    Seed: 27

    Clay court record: 2-6 (25W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 6

    Clay court tournament results: R64, R32, R16, R64, R16, R32

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 85

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 14.2

30. Sam Querrey

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    Form ranking:  30

    Seed: 24

    Clay court record: 1-3 (25W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 3

    Clay court tournament results: R32, R64, R16

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 55

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 18.3

29. Kevin Anderson

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    Form ranking: 29

    Seed: 32

    Clay court record: 4-5 (44.4W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 5

    Clay court tournament results: R64, R32, QF, R32, R64

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 130

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 26

28. Guillermo García-López

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    Form ranking: 28

    Seed: 30

    Clay court record: 5-6 (45.5W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 6

    Clay court tournament results: R64, R16, R16, R32, R32, QF.

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 210

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 35

27. Sergiy Stakhovsky

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    Form ranking: 27

    Seed: 31

    Clay court record: 5-5 (50W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 5

    Clay court tournament results: R32, R16, R16, R64, R16

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 185

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 37

26. Fernando Verdasco

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    Form ranking: 26

    Seed: 16

    Clay court record: 4-5 (44.4W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 5

    Clay court tournament results: R32, R64, F, R32, R32

    ATP points accumulated on clay:  215

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 43

25. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

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    Form ranking: 25

    Seed: 17

    Clay court record: 4-4 (50W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 4

    Clay court tournament results: R32, R16, R16, R32

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 180

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 45

24. Mardy Fish

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    Form ranking: 24

    Seed: 10

    Clay court record: 3-3 (50W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 3

    Clay court tournament results: R16, R64, QF

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 145

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 48.3

23. Milos Raonic

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    Form ranking: 23

    Seed: 26

    Clay court record: 9-5 (64.3W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 5

    Clay court tournament results: R64, R64, SF, R16, R16

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 245

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 49

22. Janko Tipsarević

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    Form ranking: 22

    Seed: 29

    Clay court record:  3-1 (75W%)*

    Clay court tournaments entered: 2

    Clay court tournament results: SF, R64

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 100

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 50 

    * ATP statistics do not count a walkover as a loss.

    ** Tipsarević withdrew against Novak Djokovic before the Belgrade R64 match.

21. Gilles Simon

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    Form ranking: 21

    Seed: 18

    Clay court record: 7-6 (53.8W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 5

    Clay court tournament results: R32, R32, QF, R16, QF

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 270

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 54

20. Stanislas Wawrinka

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    Form ranking: 20

    Seed: 14

    Clay court record: 7-5 (58.3W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 5

    Clay court tournament results: R16, R64, R32, QF, SF

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 270

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 54

19. Alexandr Dolgopolov

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    Alexandr Dolgopolov

    Form ranking: 19

    Seed: 21

    Clay court record: 9-8 (52.9W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 8

    Clay court tournament results: SF, R64, R64, R64, R64, SF, R32, F

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 450

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 56.3

18. Viktor Troicki

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    Form ranking: 18

    Seed: 15

    Clay court record: 4-4 (50W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 4

    Clay court tournament results: R32, R64, R16, QF

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 235

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 58.8 

17. Nikolay Davydenko

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    Form ranking: 17

    Seed: 28

    Clay court record: 7-4 (63.6W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 5

    Clay court tournament results: R64, R64, W, R16, R64

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 325

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 65

16. Michaël Llodra

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    Form ranking: 16

    Seed: 22

    Clay court record: 3-3 (50W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 3

    Clay court tournament results: R64, QF, R64

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 200

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 66.7

15. Gaël Monfils

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    Form ranking: 15

    Seed: ninth

    Clay court record: 4-3 (57.1W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 3

    Clay court tournament results: R32, QF, R16

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 225

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 75

14. Thomaz Bellucci

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    Form ranking: 14

    Seed: 23

    Clay court record: 12-8 (60W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 8

    Clay court tournament results: R64, SF, QF, R64, R64, SF, QF, QF

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 695

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 86.9

13. Marin Čilić

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    Form ranking: 13

    Seed: 19

    Clay court record: 8-4 (66.7W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 4

    Clay court tournament results: QF, R32, QF, R16

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 360

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 90

12. Robin Söderling

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    Form ranking: 12

    Seed: 5

    Clay court record: 5-4 (55.5W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 4

    Clay court tournament results: QF, QF, QF, R32

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 405

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 101.3

11. Florian Mayer

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    Form ranking: 11

    Seed: 20

    Clay court record: 9-4 (69.2W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 4

    Clay court tournament results: QF, R32, F, R32

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 420

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 105

10. Jürgen Melzer

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    Jürgen Melzer

    Form ranking: 10

    Seed: 8

    Clay court record: 5-4 (55.6W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 4

    Clay court tournament results: R32, R32, QF, SF

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 470

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 117.5 

9. Richard Gasquet

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    Richard Gasquet

    Form ranking: 9

    Seed: 14

    Clay court record: 8-4 (66.7W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 4

    Clay court tournament results: SF, R64, R16, R16

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 505

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 126.3

8. Tomáš Berdych

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    Form ranking: 8

    Seed: 6

    Clay court record: 7-4 (63.6W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 4

    Clay court tournament results: QF, QF, R16, SF

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 540

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 135

7. Juan Martín Del Potro

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    Form ranking: 7

    Seed: 25

    Clay court record: 7-0 (100W%)*

    Clay court tournaments entered: 2

    Clay court tournament results: R16, W

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 340

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 170

    * ATP statistics do not count a walkover as a loss.

    ** Del Potro withdrew against Rafael Nadal before the Madrid R16 match. 

6. Nicolás Almagro

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    Form ranking: 6

    Seed: 11

    Clay court record: 25-5 (83.3W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 8

    Clay court tournament results: W, R16, R64, SF, R16, F, W, W

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 1 420

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 177.5

5. Roger Federer

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    Form ranking: 5

    Seed: 3

    Clay court record: 6-3 (66.6W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 3

    Clay court tournament results: R16, SF, QF

    ATP points accumulated on clay:  630

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 210

4. Andy Murray

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    Form ranking: 4

    Seed: 4

    Clay court record: 7-3 (70W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 3

    Clay court tournament results: SF, R16, SF

    ATP points accumulated on clay:  810

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 270

3. David Ferrer

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    Form ranking: 3

    Seed: 7

    Clay court record: 16-4 (80W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 5

    Clay court tournament results: QF, F, F, W, QF

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 1 625

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 325

2. Rafael Nadal

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    Form ranking: 2

    Seed: 1

    Clay court record: 17-2 (89.4W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 4

    Clay court tournament results: W, W, F, F 

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 2,700

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 675

1. Novak Djokovic

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    Form ranking: 1

    Seed: 2

    Clay court record: 13-0 (100W%)

    Clay court tournaments entered: 3

    Clay court tournament results: W, W, W

    ATP points accumulated on clay: 2,500

    ATP points per clay court tournament: 833.3