Originally Posted by NashaMasha
Indian Wells (Premier Mandartory)
By the way , according to Stakhovski ATP denied this offer from IW not because of the sum of money and this huge intimidating(for others) prize fund , but more because this increase was to be distributed among earlier rounds , with no increase to the winner and low increase to semi/quarterfinalists....
It looks even more worse now
It seems to me that he means that ATP denied offer for significant increase in 1st-4thR prize money in IW with slight increase in QF/SF and no increase in F/W , just because it's against their rules......
That's how ATP takes care about "struggling for a living" not top50 players..... Nice from them
They had to come up with some BS to deny their responsibility. As he said in the tweet "but it was not this year ether", so...