Originally Posted by Timbo's hopeless slice
Good luck! I like the format change, it should work really well and even out the field a bit too.
We think the format change is going to work well. Prize money goes a lot further with a draw of eight (so we can offer near Challenger level money to the winner), players know they will have at least three matches and won't be out of the tournament with one bad match, and spectators will really get to know and appreciate the players.