NEWS AND COMMENTARY ON WOMEN'S PROFESSIONAL TENNIS
Friday, October 10, 2008
Not everyone's purse will be bigger in Melbourne
By now, most fans are aware that the Australian Open is increasing its prize money by 18% for the men's and women's singles winners. However, the ballgirls and -boys, who used to be paid for their work, will now be given merchandise instead. Count me as one of the many who are opposed to this move.