Murray's $7000 US Open Bar Tab

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  2. 90's Clay

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    Very smart Murray.. Obviously he hasn't seen the horror stories of the multi-millionaire who have filed bankruptcy and made a hell of a lot more money then Murray in their careers. Thats where it starts. Spending 7 grand on a bunch of strangers in a bar
     
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    The t ab included the cost of the dinners as well. I hear the food was good so the tab seems like a bargain. (you've got to move in the right circles to understand the rationale)
     
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  4. Friends and family aren't strangers and he only spent like 1000 on the biggest night of his life after winning 1.9million. 1000 to him is like 100 to us.
     
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    Are you sure this story is correct? I heard that Andy ordered a lemon soda for everyone else and was taking in shots all night.
     
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    The ratio is more extreme. A grand to him is more like a buck to most of us.
     
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    How much bonus money did Lendl get? Half?
     
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  8. Is it really? WOW Thats pretty shocking...
     
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  9. He got 5 yaegerbombs and a redbull and vodka :)
     
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    Murray's career earning are almost $24 million. Add at least $10 million in endorsements (being conservative here).

    That's ~$35m in his bank account. So yeah, i don't think he'd think twice about $1k.
     
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    I think they said something about close to $100m from his watch endorser.
    That's ... a lot of cheese.
     
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    I doubt he was truly from Scotland now...
     
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    2 Louis Roederer for $485. What the heck ? Did roger federer come and mix that drink himself ?
     
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    Yeah he did not order a single-malt whiskey.
     
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    A federer haircut costs $800!
     
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    He doesn't much like alcohol. He said he never forgot how ill it once made him.
    Besides which he hadn't had much sleep and had interviews to do the following morning so he needed to keep a clear head.

    No doubt he'll celebrate a bit more now that he's back home!
     
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  19. 90's Clay

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    never heard of a scotsman that didn't like the alcy
     
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    Yes Murray is a bit of a fruit.
     
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    Bottles of Champagne.
     
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    according to that ticket he didnt pay for the drinks or the food, just the tip!
     
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    six dollars for a lemon soda is a ripoff.

    ^ Are you saying everything was on the house (other than the tip).

    It says "30 friends", so he can't be an introvert :)
     
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    "Lemon soda" must've been a sprite, lol
     
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    Needs to work harder, Gordon Ramsay had 4 guys spend £40,000 (yes pounds, not worthless dollars) on one meal once.
     
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    Those prices are extortionate! I was mad when I had to pay a fiver for a pint the other day!
     
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    I know people say "when in Rome", but hell, Murray you're British, start behaving like one. In Britain we don't tip, as for Americans, follow Mr Pink's advice.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enJwYaeolXc

    Probably spent $100 on drinks, $6900 for tip, lol.
     
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    Roederer makes Cristal Champagne. And very nice it is too!
     
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    You can get bottles of wine for £12,500 each, I'm surprised he didn't go for that.

    Actually I'm not £12,500 = $5 million, so he would have wasted all of his prize money on one bottle of wine.
     
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    Wasn't there a story where Murray exclaimed at the cost of a dish in New York and Brad Gilbert told him "You just made the QFs at the USO you can afford it!"? :lol:
     
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    Most of the tab was for the meal and 30 people by $175 equals around 5k.
     
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    Irn Bru must be expensive in the US.

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    pete sampras is wondering how much was the tip... ;)
     
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    You forgot the 50% taxes.
     
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    How did this even get into the public eye? Too much. Anyways, I am really impressed that he knows alcohol is a total waste of your body.
     
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    The restaurant posted it on the internetz - good publicity for them.
     
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    He's letting the side down.

    And I'd rather strip paint than drink Irn Bru.
    And use Irn Bru to strip the paint.
     
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    Blasphemy!
     
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    If he had really wanted have a proper celebration, that $7000 could have gone towards LSD or MDMA or something of the like. But a $7000 bar tab? What a bloody waste.
     
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    I may be wrong, but after comps he 'only' paid $1289.The most shocking aspect is still water @ $8 per bottle!
     
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    Hahahahahahahaha

    Try $10,000 to him is like $100 to us. He's already made $5M this year just from tennis. I'd say the percentage of the TTW population that makes anywhere near that is 0.001%.
     
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    Anyone else think Champagne is an overrated waste of money? Rather drink scotch.
     
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    If I choose to be corrupt in my line of work, I can certainly make more than that in a week :D
     
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    Andy Murray really needs to just not tip, just to wind the Americans up. The whole tipping thing is something that used to bug the absolute hell out of me when I lived in Canada. On the bill, the line where it says "tip", I would actually write "0", just to make a point.

    But yeah, he should seriously take a trip to one of Gordon Ramsay's restaurants and treat everyone to a £12,500 bottle of wine, each.
     
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    Some of us think it's the other way around.

    To each his/her own, you know?
     
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    That's only $3 more than it was at the actual USO itself.
     
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    Nope, that is what it is in fine restaurants in most big cities.
     
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  49. He should have asked for tap water haha!! Thats what I always do and I make sure the don't charge me :)
     
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    Don't they now just add it to the bill as "Service charges". In my country, decent restaurants began doing (10 years back) that so that the tip gets distributed across all the staff rather than just the server.
     
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