Paris Masters to increase prize money and change court colour


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Paris Masters to increase prize money and change court colour

The countdown for Paris Rolex Masters started. The last Masters 1000 event of the season will start on October 28 with first-round Qualifying draws and there will be important new news. The tournament director Guy Forget, launching the event, said: 'I have a special connection with this tournament that I played and won.

Everyone will be there. So far only four players (Nadal, Federer, Zverev, Thiem) qualified for ATP Finals in London, so our tournament will reveal important verdicts. Also, it will probably decisive for the Race to Year-End No.

1'. In truth, Roger Federer will decide soon whether he will play only Basel or Paris too, while Rafael Nadal is dealing with a knee injury. For next ten years, Rolex will be the title sponsor, replacing BNP Paribas. Prize money will increase by 14% than 2016: $5,025,605 in total, including $1,003,057 for the singles winner.

and the court color will change. 'Inside the court, there will be a Rolex green color, outside of it the grey color', announced Forget. ALSO READ: David Ferrer and his absence during Asian swing: 'I got injured on holiday'