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Old 10-18-2011, 04:56 AM   #26
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Originally Posted by jdubbs View Post
Exactly. And it costs, according to the USTA, $140K a year to be on the pro tour.
Which means, just to break even, you have to make about $250K of earnings, given taxes.
Huh? Are you just pulling numbers out of the air?
If it costs $140K a year to be on the tour, then you need to make $140K to break even. A tennis player is a business, not an employee. You pay taxes on your earnings AFTER expenses.
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