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Monday Deadline Looms For ATP Tourneys, Players To Resolve Prize Money Dispute

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 26 / 14

Monday is the deadline ATP tournaments and players set to resolve a year-long dispute over the amount of prize money awarded by the circuit's top nine events through '18. Without an agreement, the events could set their own prize money levels, potentially creating a significant disparity betwee...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, ATP

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