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disposablehero
May 21st, 2002, 02:58 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?