Re: Australian Open raises prize money by 4 million dollars
Originally Posted by tejmeglekvár
Darren Cahill @darren_cahill
I applaud the Aussie Open for stepping up & fully support the players push for a larger share of revenue. But, not for 1st round exits.
I'd be tempted to reduce 1st rd money & give major increases to 2nd & 3rd rounds, & beyond. Reward players for performance, similar to golf.
It would help eliminate injured players turning up to a Slam event, playing a set and walking off to collect a $20K+ cheque.
Agree with Cahill
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