Comparing Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open prize money
The US Open’s total prize money has once again been increased, but how do the other Grand Slams stack up?
The prize pot for this year’s tournament at Flushing Meadows will be a record £40.6 million ($53 million) with the men’s and women’s singles champions each walking away with a winner’s cheque of £2.9 million ($3.8 million).
Here’s how the four Grand Slams compare in terms of prize money for each round for 2018.
Australian Open 2019 (£31.8 million)
Round of 16: £139,000
Round of 32: £82,000
Round of 64: £52,000
Round of 128: £29,000
French Open (£34.3 million)
Round of 16: £195,000
Round of 32: £114,000
Round of 64: £69,000
Round of 128: £35,000
Wimbledon (£34 million)
Round of 16: £163,000
Round of 32: £100,000
Round of 64: £63,000
Round of 128: £39,000
US Open (£40.6 million)
Winner: £2.9 million
Round of 16: £204,000
Round of 32: £120,000
Round of 64: £71,000
Round of 128: £41,000
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