US Open champion to obtain $2.6M, complete compensation for tennis main hits $60M


NEW YORK – The US Open singles champion will obtain $2.6 million this 12 months, with complete participant compensation for a Grand Slam match exceeding $60 million for the primary time.

Following enter from the lads’s and ladies’s tour participant councils, the US Tennis Affiliation stated on Thursday {that a} substantial portion of that complete is being allotted to earlier rounds. Gamers will obtain $80,000 for a spot in the primary draw and $121,000 for reaching the second spherical.

In 2019, the final 12 months earlier than the coronavirus pandemic, the singles champion earned $3.9 million. The loser within the first spherical obtained $58,000 and the participant who was eradicated within the second spherical earned $100,000.

Gamers will earn $445,000 for reaching the quarterfinals and $705,000 for being the semifinalists. The runner-up will get $1.3 million.

Doubles Championship Groups Will Earn $688,000

The whole of $60.1 million is larger than final 12 months’s complete of $57.5 million, greater than the opposite three Grand Slam tournaments already paid for this 12 months. Complete prize cash for the US Open qualifying match now reaches $6.26 million, with ultimate spherical prize cash of $44,000.

This 12 months’s Australian Open purse was round $52 million, with Wimbledon and the French Open round $49 million.

Primary draw play on the US Open begins on August 29 on the USTA Billie Jean King Nationwide Tennis Heart.



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