$1.6 million Paris dilemma for Djoko
Injured Novak Djokovic stands to lose $1.6 million in ATP bonus pool money if he fails to play at this week's Paris Masters.Injured Novak Djokovic stands to lose $1.6 million in ATP bonus pool money if he fails to play at this week's Paris Masters.
The top seed has until his today's opening match against Croatian Ivan Dodig, a 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 first-round winner over Fabio Fognini, to decide if fitness or finances will prevail.
But his fourth-ranked rival Roger Federer hinted that the potential massive loss of income might actually mean little in the grand scheme to the most successful player of the season.
"It's a good problem to have, right, he's already made 10 million bucks (on court) this year," said Federer.