The newly announced US Open Prize Money has broken all records in tennis history with the tournament prize money set to break the $50 Million mark.
The tournament is set to increase prize money by 9%, the USTA recently announced.
Men’s and Women’s singles Winners will pocket $3.7 Million each, while runners-up will pocket $1.825 million from the $50.4 million total pot. The men’s and women’s doubles champion teams will each earn $675,000, also the highest in U.S. Open history.
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The qualifying rounds prize money at the US Open will offer almost $3 Million in prize money, almost a 50% spike in prize money as compared to last year.
“Five years ago, we committed to the players that total player compensation for players would reach $50 million at the U.S. Open, and we are honoring that commitment,” USTA President Katrina Adams.
“In addition to unprecedented prize money increases, players also will see a host of new amenities at this year’s tournament including upgrades to player dining, a more generous meal allowance, upgrades to all player workout facilities, and additional quiet room space.”
“Our goal is to make every experience at the U.S. Open, whether for the players, our fans, or our partners, the best, world-class experience possible.”
The US Open commences from August 28 and ends on September 10 in New York.
Round-by-round individual prize money for the US Open singles tournaments are as follows:
|Singles||Doubles (each team)|
|Winner: $3,700,000||Winner: $675,000|
|Runner-Up: 1,825,000||Runner-Up: 340,000|
|Semifinalist: 920,000||Semifinalist: 160,000|
|Quarterfinalist: 470,000||Quarterfinalist: 82,000|
|Round of 16: 253,625||Round of 16: 44,000|
|Round of 32: 144,000||Round of 32: 26,500|
|Round of 64: 86,000||Round of 64: 16,500|
|Round of 128: 50,000||N/A|