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Aussie Open boycott on the cards?

sports Updated: Aug 28, 2012 01:51 IST
Grand Slams

Though the likes of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are filling up the stands faster than ever in tennis history, the men’s tennis body—the ATP—is unhappy that the players don’t share even 20% of the revenue generated at Grand Slams.

An ATP players’ meeting, headed by the players council president Roger Federer, was staged on Friday in New York ahead of the US Open and the rumour is that the players are considering boycotting next year’s Australian Open if some of their demands are not met.

The players have a valid argument, and the numbers to prove it: