Yuri not wanting to pay Lansdorp was all hearsay. IMG was paying for Maria's.. everything so I'd assume Yuri would just like to get the very best for his daughter.
I wish we all could understand how different it is on the body to be practicing 24/7 and getting tired physically compared to playing in a tournament and getting tired physically, mentally and emotionally. No one here will ever be able to comprehend unless we go through both situations.
You started the thread.