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Aussie Open holds 'constructive' money talks

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Tennis officials Thursday said they had held constructive talks with players agitating for a greater share of revenue at the Australian Open, a day after Andy Murray said a strike was never a real option. 

Andy Murray during his Japan Open match against Milos Raonic on October 6. Tennis officials Thursday said they held constructive talks with players agitating for a greater share of revenue at the Australian Open, a day after Murray played down a boycott threat.

Last week, organisers of the season's opening major boosted prize money to a record Aus$30 million (US$31 million) as they responded to a push by players to gain a higher percentage of Grand Slam revenues.

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