There is many problems in tennis that makes me think that tennis needs a new schedule: 1_It is still about: GS tournaments , masters series (just for the men. and not all of them has the same importance), and the final event of the season. 2_It is still in the same counteris and the same cities. Madrid, paris, miami, rome ....etc. 3_It is still individual game, just for the rich player who has enough many to travel around the world. 4_Woman tennis is just about SEX !! As what you can see from the latest designes, and that's what Michael Stich said before: "women tennis sells sex". Even the balls girls became in the past few years a breast models!!! I wonder; where the kids ball (who will be the players in one day) disapeared!!! 5_The women's schedule starts after the men's final in many tournaments!! Most of the ladies tournaments, the seats were empty untill the semi-finals!! although, in the men's events ( in the same tournament) the seats were full from the first round!! So; why they don't make it an one big tournament!! 6_The big names in tennis refuses to play for their countries. There is too much pressure on them, they must play 2 or even 3 matches every round and for maybe 5 sets for each match!! without getting any points, and thats why they prefer to not play. The countries tournaments (Fed Cup, Davis Cup) looks like individually playing more than a team work (the Swiss team is Roger Federer alone!!). 7_In tabel tennis, they have changed the rules and the ball's size to make it more fun to watch. In tennis, the speed of serve in the women tennis reached more than 200km/h (124 Mph). In ROLAND GARROS 2009 (I'm not sure about the name of the GS tournament), 10 (ladies!) have served more than 190km/h!!. In ROLAND GARROS 2005, the average speed serve for Henin in the final was 185km/h (115Mph) and for Mary Pierce was 177km/h (110Mph). In one of the masters series events in 2007, the average speed serve for Federer agaist Tommy Robredo was 182km/h (113Mph), and for Robredo was 173km/h (107Mph). Now who's the man?!. The rackets became larger and heavier, and the balls became faster. How can this help the talent players to compete and show their skills?! Are not they who bring the excitement for the game?! Are not they whom the fans want to watch?! 8_If you look at the number of the famous tennis players (in both ATP,WTA), you will find it less than the number of the famous in real madrid alone or barcelona alone...etc. Which means that tennis still not a global game. 9_Tennis ranking is so difficult to follow, and the tennis players are collecting most of their points from the GS tournaments, which means that the other tournaments is worthless. Last year Serena Williams ended the season as world number one, although; she won just 3 tournaments, and she collected 4000 points from just 2 events (Wimbledon, Australian Open) and that was enough to reach the last event in the season (which she won it). Safina and Wozniacky won more events than her, and reached finals more than her. Safina and Del Potro are in the top 5, although, they didn't play since the start of the season!! their points have been collected from the last year results!! which means that the ranking in this week has been put depending on the players' results from the last year. If the other tournaments is worthless, How can this help tennis to be a global game?! 10_Every week, there is 3 tournaments. Some of the players prefer to play in tournament A, some in tournament B, or C. some prefer to take a rest, and play in the next week. So, the top players (especialy in WTA) are playing separately most of the season. I don't know what is your opinion, but I have some ideas (in general) for a new schedule: 1_It could be : 14 tournaments + the 4 GS + the end event of the season (for the best 16 not just 8, and the ladies event should be mixed with the men's event in one tournament). 2_Each tournament from 6 rounds, for 2 weeks. 3_After every 2 events, can be a week or more as a rest, or for a small tournament (without getting points) just for the players who didn't play enough matches becuase of injury ....etc (if they want). 4_The 14 tournaments could be like this: 3 in North America, 5 in Europ and 6 around the globe, maybe as this : 2 in Asia, 2 in South America, 1 in Africa and 1 in Australia. Note: the cities who will host the events, must be choosen by a lot every year. 5_ The ranking, should be put depending on the results of the same season more than the year before. 6_ The Team events (FED, DAVIS) could be made in 2 years rather than annually. And make it in the end like this: The best 8 teams play in one tournament as the world cup.