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What is the ranking protection for new mothers on the WTA Tour?

Asked 2018-12-27 17:50:59 by Anika Bhatnagar

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Players coming back from childbirth or injury can use their previous ranking to enter 12 tournaments over a three-year period.They will not face a seeded player in an opening round.

What has Serena said on the WTA rule?

Asked 2018-12-27 17:50:59 by Aradhya Chopra

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Williams said, "I think it's great. Women that are younger can go out there and have kids and not have to worry about it."

Is this move going to benefit female athletes?

Asked 2018-12-27 17:50:59 by Arjun Khan

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This will help expand the game. Female athletes can be more flexible now and take decisions more freely.

Was Serena seeded post giving birth?

Asked 2018-12-27 17:50:59 by Arnav Mukopadhyay

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After giving birth in November 2017 to a baby daughter, Serena made a return to court in February 2018. She was not seeded at the French Open, her first Grand Slam appearance following her return, but was given a seeding of 25 for Wimbledon.

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