U.S. Open purse to surpass $57 million, richest in tennis


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People need to re-examine their priorities...

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When I hear how much these tennis players are worth I wish I didn't enjoy watching the game so much. Makes me feel they're out there doing what they love and earning millions, while millions of us sit on our backsides watching them do it.

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Ridiculous !! What’s the point exactly of increasing the prize money ? Will any of the top players not compete because it’s not enough money !?

I’m sure the prestige & honour of winning a major is incentive enough.

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Strange comments here. If the prize money is increasing, presumably that means income (ticket sales, TV broadcast contracts, merchandising, etc.) is also increasing. If income is increasing, then why shouldn't that extra money go to the talent who directly helped it increase? When a company does well, ideally the workers get raises.

I wonder how all the naysayers above would prefer to distribute that money.

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‘I wonder how all the naysayers above would prefer to distribute that money’

well instead of giving more money to already wealthy athletes, how about reducing the cost of tickets for the fans to make them more affordable
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