ATP chairman Brad Drewett dies at 54

Updated: May 3, 2013, 5:16 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Brad Drewett, a former tour player who led the ATP as executive chairman and helped increase prize money at Grand Slam tournaments, died Friday. He was 54.

He had Lou Gehrig's disease, and the governing body of men's tennis said in a statement he died at his home in Sydney.

Drewett was a top-40 singles and top-20 doubles player before he retired in 1990. He was hired in 2006 to lead operations in the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific regions. He led the ATP since January ...

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