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Wimbledon 2020 is canceled: Many players easily become broke

Professional sports have a flashy appearance, but Heaven exists only if it has achieved success such as Nadal, Federer, Djokovic.

Shortly after the 2020 Wimbledon became the “Grand Slam ghost” of this year’s tennis village due to COVID-19, the world’s top stars like Roger Federer and Serena Williams expressed their regret for losing the opportunity to add to the throne. Enemy into huge trophy collection.

However, their feelings compared to their inferior colleagues are really just “mosquitoes”. There are players waiting for Grand Slams like Wimbledon to pay the entire bill. All they need to is just trying to get to the main round.

The desire to attend the Wimbledon 2020 of the “poor” players this time is even more intense. Before that, the organizer has just announced a total record prize money in excess of 40 million pounds (1,200 billion).

Is the prestigious Wimbledon champion something that many players can touch?

Attending Grand Slams like Wimbledon is an urgent need for many player. hey have lost too many tournaments this year due to COVID-19.

Meanwhile, the cost to pay is not small. In addition to injuries requiring treatment and medical rehabilitation, some players must pay salaries for coaches and accommodation.

Compared to other tournaments, nothing makes money as good as the Grand Slam. Last year alone, the first round of Wimbledon was pocketed 45,000 pounds (1.3 billion). This year, the bonus has increased to 50,000 pounds (1.45 billion).

However, it is clear that many players until Wimbledon probably only pocket tens of thousands of dollars since the beginning of the year, as a Romanian female tennis player once admitted. Imagine the prize money in small tournaments clearly. The player who qualified for a qualifying match in Singapore probably earned just over $ 100 (2.3 million) a bit.

So will the performance in Grand Slams like Wimbledon determine whether they have enough money to pay off their expenses, or are they in a state of deep debt? Sadly, this year there was no Wimbledon – the Grand Slam on the pitch once promised record-breaking bonuses. Instead, the prospect of having to beg for survival is increasingly evident in the eyes of many professional players.