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PostPosted: 20 Aug 2017, 23:39 
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No, that was not about TT, but big tennis instead, their lower level tours.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/18/sports/tennis/itf-futures-tour.html

Key quote for me was this:

"According to a recent I.T.F. study, there were 14,000 nominally professional tennis players entering tournaments around the globe in 2013. But 6,000 of them, including many juniors, did not earn even $1. Given the costs of travel, coaching, conditioning, medical care and equipment, only 336 men and 253 women broke even; forget making a profit"

~300 players making a living is probably not too bad, similar to what happens in Golf, I think. Still, sobering numbers.

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i play league tennis and will take a look-looks interesting mate

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I wonder what the table tennis numbers are?

I know you make $300 for getting to the final 16 in the 2017 ITTF Sweden tournament. That won't even cover the hotel, not to mention travel and food.

http://www.old.ittf.com/WorldTours/2017 ... eMoney.pdf

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