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Old 09-12-2004, 11:39 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by BaselineAce
Hewitt will win an extra $500,000 if he wins because he won the U.S. Open Series. Also, the amount of money tennis players make is nothing compared to other sports.

bingo. Tennis Magazine ran the numbers on this. Brian Vahaly, no 100 in the world, took home $40,000 when it was all said and done (after taxes, travel/equipment/food expenses, etc)

I'm watching the NFL game on CBS right now, and every starter on offense and defense, on both teams....are millionaires. That's 44 guys right there.
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