As is the case will all of tennis’ 4 Grand Slams, not solely are the gamers competing for trophies, they’re additionally competing for prize cash.
The 2019 version of Wimbledon is as soon as once more extra profitable than in years previous. The All England Membership will award a handbag of $49.Four million over the course of the match – up 11.76% from $44.2 million in 2018 – with the cash divided equally among the many males’s and girls’s singles and doubles competitions.
In 2007, Wimbledon modified its coverage concerning prize cash so now the women and men are awarded the identical quantity. As of 2019, all 4 of tennis’ Grand Slams award equal prize cash to the lads’s and girls’s champions.
Here is a breakdown of the prize cash that will probably be award at Wimbledon 2019.
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What’s the Wimbledon purse for 2019?
The Wimbledon purse for 2019 is $49.Four million for the lads’s and girls’s tournaments. The full quantity awarded to gamers by the All England Membership has greater than doubled since 2012, when the collective prize cash was $20.1 million.
How a lot cash does the winner get?
Successful Wimbledon will internet the champion of each the lads’s and girls’s singles attracts $2,983,748 every.
In 2018, singles champions Angelique Kerber and Novak Djokovic took residence $2,531,722.
There’s additionally a prize cash enhance for males’s and girls’s doubles with the winners pocketing $676,082 per pair, up 20% from 2018. Combined doubles champions obtain $145,232 per pair.
Prize cash breakdown for Wimbledon 2019
The payout in each the lads’s and girls’s singles attracts escalates as gamers advance by way of every spherical. Each participant earns at the very least $57,136 merely for stepping on the court docket at All England Membership. Here is how the prize cash is finally damaged down by spherical.
Wimbledon prize cash in comparison with tennis’ Grand Slams
Here is how Wimbledon’s prize cash stacks up with prize cash of tennis’ final 4 majors:
|2019 French Open||$47,765,388||$2,600,000|
|2019 Australian Open||$62,500,000||$4,100,000|
|2018 U.S. Open||$53,000,000||$3,800,000|