In the meantime, the ATP might want to rethink its policy. Few of us would argue against fairness, patience and due process in the face of allegations. But the same way other employers reserve the right to put employees on "administrative leave" as the investigations and proceedings play out, surely there's a way to massage this and avoid a repeat of such an awkward and unpleasant situation in the future. As for the tournament itself,
• The morning he defended his UFC middleweight title in Abu Dhabi,
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• If you're the USTA, do you let Odesnik compete in the "play-off" for the French Open wild card?
• From the management world: provided the Lagardere acquisition of BEST goes off as reported, this could have interesting implications within tennis. Stay tuned.
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