Indian Wells and Miami innovate for low-ranking tennis players

Indian Wells and Miami innovate for low-ranking tennis players
Indian Wells and Miami innovate for low-ranking tennis players
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The Masters and WTA 1000 in Miami and Indian Wells, in the United States, innovated and chose to go against the grain of other major tournaments on the professional circuit by reducing the prize money for champions by 10% compared to 2023.

The two North American tournaments have the largest brackets of participants in the category on both circuits, with 128 positions. Miami and Indian Wells are also among the first to pay men and women the same prize money.

With this cutting-edge history, the two tournaments chose to pay the champion of the 2024 edition in the women’s and men’s singles brackets the amount of US$ 1,100.00, compared to US$ 1,262,220 in 2023, and for the runner-up the The value in 2024 will be US$585,000 compared to US$662,360 in 2023.

At the other end of the brackets, there is an increase in the amount paid to tennis players. Tennis players who fall in the qualifying final will receive US$30,050 compared to US$18,660 in 2023. Those who fall in the first round, for example, will receive US$42,000 compared to 30,885 in 2023.


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