Originally Posted by dominikk1985
well you also have to consider costs. the Arena has to be paid, personell, umpires, organisation comittee, other facilities and so an also. probably the ATP gets something too and then there are taxes.
you have to subtract all costs first before you can calculate the players share. still they should probably get more but you shouldn't underestimate the costs of such a tournament.
Only Umpires are paid, the people that work are volunteers , have you ever seen or heard a champions speech?