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Gimelstob says extra day should mean extra pay

Updated: May 29, 2006, 6:27 PM ET
Associated Press

PARIS -- ATP Player Council member Justin Gimelstob thinks that if Grand Slam tournaments are going to follow the French Open's lead and add a 15th day of action, the players should get something in return: money.

The French Open began Sunday, a day earlier than usual, to sell more tickets and increase TV exposure.

"The whole Sunday thing, without the players getting much benefit -- I'm still not quite sure how they slipped that one by us," Gimelstob said after losing 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 ...

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