Saturday, January 15, 2011

FDH Fantasy Newsletter: Volume IV, Issue II

Welcome to our 115th edition of the FDH Fantasy Newsletter, as we continue to bring you weekly fantasy sports updates in addition to our usual content on Our archive of past editions is available right here on The Blog and specific links to past editions are available at

This week, we bring you our 2011 Fantasy Tennis Draft Board, Suggested League Guidelines and Mock Draft.

2011 Fantasy Tennis Draft Board, Suggested League Guidelines and Mock Draft

NOTE: Each player is listed with his or her ATP or WTP point total from 2010 and total winnings from 2010.


1 Rafael Nadal, 12450, $10,171,998

2 Roger Federer, 9145, $7,698,289


3 Kim Clijsters, 6635, $5,035,060

4 Serena Williams, 5355, $4,266,011

5 Novak Djokovic, 6240, $4,278,857

6 Vera Zvonareva, 6785, $3,444,641

7 Caroline Wozniacki, 8035, $4,446,488

8 Venus Williams, 4985, $2,614,782

9 Andy Murray, 5760, $4,046,805

10 Juan Martin del Potro, N/A


11 Robin Soderling, 5580, $3,731,527

12 Tomas Berdych, 3955, $2,509,122

13 Andy Roddick, 3665, $1,917,612

14 Samantha Stosur, 4982, $2,090,340

15 Jelena Jankovic, 4445, $2,136,991

16 Justine Henin, 3415, $1,401,960

17 Francesca Schiavone, 4935, $2,456,634

18 Ana Ivanovic, 2600, $774,025

19 Maria Sharapova, 2591, $651,279

20 Dinara Safina, N/A

21 Li Na, 3555, $1,158,898

22 Mardy Fish, 1991, $933,878

23 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, 2345, $1,166,151

24 David Ferrer, 3735, $2,593,353

25 Fernando Verdasco, 3240, $1,971,365

26 Gael Monfils, 2560, $1,303,546

27 Nikolay Davydenko, 1655, $948,392

^ Ideally, a league should be configured using standard serpentine rules.

^ A league should contain five owners selecting five players apiece, with each team consisting of two men, two women and one extra "wild card" pick of either gender.

^ Tournaments utilized are the Masters events on the men's tour and the Premier events on the women's tour, in addition to the Grand Slam events. All points for the Grand Slam events are doubled -- and here is how points are awarded in the standard 10 tournaments on each tour: 3 points for making the quarterfinals, an additional 5 points for making the semifinals, an additional 7 points for making the finals and and additional 10 points for winning the tournament. convened a four-owner mock draft on January 13 with FDH Managing Editor Rick Morris, FDH Senior Editor Jason Jones and FDH Tennis Correspondents Jon Adams and Mike Vili.


Rick: Rafael Nadal

Jon: Roger Federer

Mike: Kim Clijsters

Jason: Serena Williams


Jason: Novak Djokovic

Mike: Vera Zvonareva

Jon: Caroline Wozniacki

Rick: Venus Williams


Rick: Andy Murray

Jon: Juan Martin del Potro

Mike: Andy Roddick

Jason: Robin Soderling


Jason: Maria Sharapova

Mike: Tomas Berdych

Jon: Jelena Jankovic

Rick: Samantha Stosur


Rick: Justine Henin

Jon: Ana Ivanovic

Mike: Li Na

Jason: Mardy Fish


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