Moore is out of a job after making disparaging remarks about women’s tennis.
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Top tennis bosses defended prize money equality for men and women as turmoil continued across the tennis scene ahead of Tuesday's start of the ATP and WTA Miami Open. World No. 1 Serena Williams, a loser in back-to-back finals for the first time since 2004, seeks a fourth consecutive Miami crown and ninth overall while top-ranked Novak Djokovic seeks his sixth Miami title and a record 28th ATP Masters crown.But equal prize money for men and women remained an issue in the wake of disparaging comments about women's tennis Sunday by Indian Wells tournament director Raymond Moore, who resigned Monday night in the wake of harsh reactions to his critique.Top seeds Williams and Djokovic and stars Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray were among those whose first match dates were unveiled Monday by Miami Open organizers.
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