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APNewsBreak: US Open tennis prizes to $50M by '17

Updated: March 21, 2013, 1:17 PM ET
Associated Press

The U.S. Open tennis tournament will increase its annual prize money to $50 million by 2017 -- nearly double what it was last year -- and switch back to a Sunday men's final in 2015, The Associated Press has learned.

As part of an unprecedented five-year agreement with the men's and women's professional tours, New York's Grand Slam also is making an additional $4.1 million increase to this year's prize pool, on top of an already-record $4 million jump announced in December. That brings the ...

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