Andy Murray Willing to Reduce Prize Money to Pay for Better Drug Testing Program

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse more stories
Andy Murray Willing to Reduce Prize Money to Pay for Better Drug Testing Program
Presse Sports-USA TODAY Sports

Andy Murray, who won $US 5.7 million last year and has already amassed $US 1.39m in 2013, is adamant he would be prepared to take a reduction in prize money to help finance a state-of-the-art anti-doping program that will determine tennis doesn’t fall into the same trap as cycling and is clean from of banned performance enhancing drugs. The world no.3 is insistent prize funds on offer to players at all leading events should be cut in order to boost tennis’ anti-doping budget, which last year amounted to little more than $US 1.8 million. Last month’s Australian Open offered a record prize fund of $ Aus 30 million ($US 31.25m).

Load More Stories

Out of Bounds

Tennis

Subscribe Now

We will never share your email address

Thanks for signing up.