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US Open boosts prize money

2013-08-01 10:37
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New York - This month's US Open is to offer a 37-percent prize money increase which will almost bring it level with the record Wimbledon payout of a month ago.

The four slams have quickly lifted their prize money in 2013 after serious threats from players in 2012 to possibly walk out of the Australian Open over money.

The USTA men's final was moved to Monday to give the two players a day's rest. But from 2015 onwards, the women's semis will be played on Thursday, men's semi-finals Friday, women's final Saturday and men's final Sunday.

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