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Milestones reached
No. Pages Articles
100 24 May 2017 26 May 2017
500 28 May 2017 7 June 2017
1000 31 May 2017 4 July 2017
2000 5 July 2017 3 August 2017
3000 7 August 2017 1 September 2017
4000 4 September 2017 24 September 2017
5000 29 September 2017 4 February 2018
6000 8 February 2018 9 March 2018
7000 17 March 2018 14 May 2018
8000 14 May 2018 12 July 2018
9000 8 July 2018 15 August 2018
10000 8 August 2018

Originally founded in July 2009, with a redesign and project refocus in 2014, after closure in February 2017, it reopened in May 2017, Plat Project is a website dedicated to chronicling the tennis world by calendar month. The project has a few notability standards for inclusion for tennis players.

Project focus[edit]

Phase One - 7,448 articles in 447 days (Original goal - 2,000 articles)
Focus - 31 December 2007 – 11 June 2018, present
Phase Two - (Original goal - 15,000 articles)
Focus - 1998 – 24 December 2007
Possible implementation of an expanded junior side and wheelchair tennis tour.

Notability for inclusion[edit]

Players[edit]

  • Entering in the main draw (Sgl/Dbl/Mix) of the senior grand slam tournaments. (Open era onwards)
  • Entering in the main draw (Sgl/Dbl) of a masters tournament.
  • Entering in the main draw (Sgl/Dbl/Mix) of the summer olympics.
  • Making the final of a main tour tournament.
  • Making the final of a top tier challenger tournament ATP/WTA/ITF Women's $100,000, $75,000, $50,000. (Also underlines the notability for inclusion in the challenger tournament lists)
  • $75,000, $50,000, 1994 – 2006
  • $100,000, $75,000, $50,000, 2007 – 2016
  • $100,000, $80,000, $60,000, 2017 – Present
  • Satellite tournament wins aren't recognised as a title on the ITF website, so are not included.
  • Except in certain instances, players are named as listed on the ATP, WTA or ITF websites.
Junior
  • Junior players are notable for inclusion if they have won a Grade A tournament, have entered a main draw of a major tournament (Australian Open/French Open/Wimbledon/US Open), or entered in the main draw of the Summer Youth Olympics.
  • Grade A junior tournaments are eligible for inclusion.
  • Junior tennis careers are notable for inclusion on a players profile if they made the draw of the grand slam tournaments or youth olympic games.

Other areas[edit]

  • All main tour tournaments, challenger tennis tournaments are eligible for creation.
  • Full draws of the Major and Master tournaments are eligible for inclusion, all other tournaments are to be listed from the Quarterfinal stage.
  • Tournaments are named based on the first week they take place, an example is "2017-01-02 Auckland" which takes places on the first and second of week in 2017.
  • Masters tournaments are separated from their counterpart, an example is "2017 Dubai (masters)" the women's masters tournament being separate from the men's draw "2017-02-27 Dubai".
  • Challenger tournaments are named on the week they take place and the tour they are apart of, with (c) and (itf) to distinguish between the tournaments.
  • Year-end tournament rankings for player profiles are obtained from the ITF website.
  • Weekly rankings are obtained from the ATP and WTA websites.
  • Cut off for inactive players added to retired players category is, August 2016.
  • Players are named based on how they are listed on the ATP/WTA/ITF pages, with exceptions in some cases.
  • Tournaments are named based on the calendar year they took place in, or the week they took place in.

Article size[edit]

0b-40 kb - Ok
40kb - Think of splitting.
60kb - Requires splitting.

Progress[edit]

1 August 2018 (8 May 2006 – 23 July 2018): 8,576 (Wanted Pages: 4,586)
1 July 2018 (13 August 2007 – 18 June 2018): 7,659 (Wanted Pages: 2,724)
2 June 2018 (5 May 2008 – 21 May 2018): 7,056 (Wanted Pages: 2,930)
1 May 2018 (5 May 2008 – 23 April 2018): 6,929 (Wanted Pages: 2,985)
1 April 2018 (6 October 2008 – 19 March 2018): 6,460 (Wanted Pages: 2,879)
1 March 2018 (2 November 2009 – 19 February 2018): 5,795 (Wanted Pages: 822)
1 February 2018 (13 June 2011 – 22 January 2018): 4,878 (Wanted Pages: 849)
19 January 2018 (24 October 2011 – 8 January 2018): 4,556 (Wanted Pages: 891)
1 October 2017 (2 April 2012 – 18 September 2017): 4,236 (Wanted Pages: 860)
1 September 2017 (21 April 2014 – 21 August 2017): 2,983 (Wanted Pages: 945)
1 August 2017 (2 November 2015 – 24 July 2017): 1,954 (Wanted Pages: 916)
1 July 2017 (31 October 2016 – 19 June 2017): 951 (Wanted Pages: 919)
1 June 2017 (8 May 2017 – 22 May 2017): 240 (Wanted Pages: 873)

See also[edit]