Ten­nis plans $6m fund for 800 play­ers

Hindustan Times (Jalandhar) - - HT SPOTLIGHT -

WASH­ING­TON: The gov­ern­ing bod­ies of ten­nis plan to an­nounce as soon as this week they are launch­ing a fund of more than $6 mil­lion aimed at less­en­ing the fi­nan­cial ef­fects of the coro­n­avirus pan­demic for about 800 sin­gles and dou­bles play­ers. The WTA and ATP pro­fes­sional tours, the groups that run the four Grand Slams are ex­pected to es­tab­lish el­i­gi­bil­ity rules that will fac­tor in the play­ers’ rank­ings and past prize money earn­ings.

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