Comparing Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open prize money

Grand Slam

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)
Winner: £2.32m
Runner-up: £1.16m
Semifinalist: £509,000
Quarterfinalist: £255,000
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)
Winner: £1.93m
Runner-up: £985,000
Semifinalist: £492,000
Quarterfinalist: £334,000
Round of 16: £195,000
Round of 32: £114,000
Round of 64: £69,000
Round of 128: £35,000

Wimbledon (£34 million)
Winner: £2.25m
Runner-up: £1.125m
Semifinalist: £562,000
Quarterfinalist: £281,000
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
Runner-Up: £1.4
Semifinalist: £710,000
Quarterfinalist: £364,000
Round of 16: £204,000
Round of 32: £120,000
Round of 64: £71,000
Round of 128: £41,000


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