I guess this topic has been discussed before, but I haven´t been able to find the right place to put this post, so I hope it´s ok. I would simply like to know what you think of the RR-system. Personally I´m against it, and I´d like to hand out my arguments First of all, and IMO the most obvious argument is that the great thing about tournaments is that if you have just one bad match, you´re out. This is what creates the big upsets - you can´t afford to loose a match, and still proceed in the tournament. Secondly it has become much more difficult for the players who are just below the players who´s directly into the round robin stage, to get in the main draw. Actually the qualifiers have to, not only go through the whole qualification, but after winning 3 or 4 matches in the QD, they are facing a much tougher opponent in the Main Draw elimination round, and there is a great risc that they´ll loose that match. I know that some of the arguments for the RR system is that you will get more matches, and more excitement, but well I have to say that I really don´t agree on that. First of all, most matches isn´t that interesting in the RR-stage. Mostly there is one really good player, and two players who are not that great - no bad words for the other players, but it´s not as interesting as watching a "normal" tournament, where you can watch the draw, and see who is going to face who later on etc. What made me do this post was that I´ve just read that in the Las Vegas tournament, James Blake has just proceeded to the QF´s without winning one single match. He lost his first RR match to Eyvgeny Korolev, quite convincing, and then the 3rd player in the respective group pulled out (not sure if it was because of an injury or something else). But originally matches which has not been started, and is regarded as a wlakover does not count in the group, and therefore Korolev should have been through to the QF´s, because he beat Blake. But somehow the ATP was able to find a rule-change, which made the "win" for Blake count in the group, and suddenly Blake is trhough to the QF´s. (which means that Korolev must have lost his match to the by now unknown player) IMO that is what should convince everyone about the fact that the RR system does not work as it should. And I´d like to speak a word for getting the normal system back in EVERY tournament. What do you guys think?