Originally Posted by schmke
Then, while I disagree with this, some might think that 40+ teams will have a harder time fielding singles players so the response is for the 3 court league to be the 40+ one so they only have to field one singles court.
Of course playoffs still have 2 singles lines, so if a shortage of singles players is the problem, limiting to just 1 singles line in the regular season is not the solution.
I imagine it's driven by (perceived) court availability.
Regardless, it's a sucky format since it requires larger rosters for playoffs but limited playing time during the regular season.