USTA reduces US Open prize money in wake of Covid-19

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The winners of this year's US Open singles and doubles competitions will receive less money than in 2019 due to the financial effects of the global Covid-19 pandemic.

The United States Tennis Association has announced that total player compensation of the tennis grand slam tournament will be reduced from $57.2m in 2019 to $53.4m this year, a drop of nearly $4m.

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