The prize money of top 4 Tennis Grand Slams has increased gradually over the past few years and this trend started few years back when ATP top men and women tennis players raised some financial issues and demanded to increase their wages. In the upcoming US Open 2018, it is expected that the annual prize money of this event will exceed $50 million and this is the reason other grand slams authorities also increase their prize money pool during each coming season.
Prize Money Pool of Top 4 Grand Slams in 2019
Well the authorities of all 4 grand slams have slightly increased their prize money pool in season 2018-19 and it is expected that this increase will continue during upcoming seasons. No doubt Tennis is also becoming one of the richest sport due to massive penetration of money.
Australia Open Prize Money in 2019
The officials of Australia Open have also decided to increase their prize money and currently their prize money pool is increased by 10 % as compared to last season. After this increase, the total prize money of Australia Open nearly touched down Aus$ 60.5 million out of which the winners of Women & Men single competition are awarded by huge $4.5 million prize money.
French Open Prize Money in 2019
The total prize money of French Open has also increased as their prize money in last season was around €39 million which now exceeds €48 million in current season. The winners of French Open in Singles competitions will now pocket around €2.2 million euros each. The officials of French Open have decided to increase prize money of this tournament by 10 to 15% each year.
Wimbledon Prize Money in 2019
Another top tennis grand slam Wimbledon has also increased their prize money and now their total prize money pool is estimated around $40.79 million in current year. Under such massive amount, the champions of singles competitions will now get huge €2.2 million in current season.
US Open Tennis Championship Prize Money in 2019
The officials of US Open Tennis Championship have also increased the prize money pool of this tournament by 6% in upcoming season. Now the prize money of this competition reaches $53 million whereas the winners of both men and women singles competitions will now awarded around massive$ 3.8 million individually.
It is quite clear that the prize money pool awarded by US Open is way massive than other tennis grand slams as the officials of US Open are paying huge money to the winners of this competitions. Given below are the complete details of prize money of all 4 Tennis Grand Slams in 2019.
|TOTAL||$42.85 million||$48 million||$45 million||$53 million|
|4th Round losers||$225,000||$265,000||$191,598||$266,000|
|3rd Round losers||$112,500||$155,000||$116,120||$156,000|
|2nd Round losers||$56,000||$94,000||$72,575||$93,000|
|1st Round losers||$30,000||$47,800||$43,545||$54,000|