Australian GP rejects tennis joint venture
A move by Tennis Australia CEO Paul McNamee, the promoter of the Australian Open grand slam event in Melbourne, towards a joint venture with the city's F1 event, has been rejected by Ron Walker, his counterpart at Australian Grand Prix Corporation. Walker said: "We're not moving. We're staying in March. And they can stay in January. Like F1 drivers, tennis players get paid millions of dollars to entertain the public. If they're inconvenienced, so be it."
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