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ATP ends round-robin experiment

Updated: March 21, 2007, 7:36 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

After just a few months, the ATP will end its round-robin experiment.

The ATP Board voted Wednesday to end the experimentation with round-robin formats in tour events. The remaining tournaments that had volunteered for the round-robin format will revert back to the original knockout format.

"It was a good experiment and we learned a lot from it," ATP chairman and president Etienne de Villiers said in a statement Wednesday. "Some experiments will work and others won't, but we ...

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