View Full Version : The problem with this years Rome field

May 21st, 2002, 03:58 AM
6 top 10 players made it. Monica Seles, Martina Hingis, and Venus Williams all withdrew due to injury. Lindsay Davenport has been known to play the event, when healthy. Therefore, a tournament organizer could reasonably expect the entire top 10 to play there.

In that case, what motivation could they have to increase prize money in the future above the minimum?