Want to know when your rankings system needs to be revamped? When a guy that hasn't played a competitive match in six months moves up in the rankings despite not playing the game he's improving his number in.
A tweet from Tennis Stats pointed out that Andy Roddick, the man that stepped away after losing to Juan Martin del Potro in the 2012 US Open, remarkably moved from 42nd to 40th in the world despite spending most of his time this month at Pebble Beach playing golf, not tennis.
How in the world did this happen? Well, it's complicated in the sense that the ATP rankings are insane and makeRead More »from Roddick moves up rankings – after retiring