US Open Tennis Championship Prize Money


  • Being the biggest and richest tennis tournaments, the prize money for US Open Tennis keeps increasing every year to form new records.

  • US Open Tennis Tournament officially came into being in 1968.

  • The total prize money in the beginning was $17 million.

  • In 2007, a bonus amount of $ 1.1 million was added to the base purse of $18.5 million.

  • 2007 saw the highest single-year increase in the prize money in the history of tennis.

  • Currently, the base prize money is set at US$19,600,000.

  • The potential pay-out for bonus prize money is $2.6 million.

  • The bonus prize money is offered by the USTA to the top three players in the men’s and women’s singles category.

  • The total potential pay-out therefore sums up to $22.2 million.

  • Since the last 35 years, men and women players competing in the US Open have been receiving equal amounts.

  • All participating players are offered monetary compensation for accommodation and other expenses.


US Open Tennis Total Prize Money


The following table enlists the totals of the expenditure:






























Prize Money
Total Championship Events $ 18,196,000
Total for Champions Invitational/Wheelchair Events $ 435,000
Player per diem $ 1,022,000
Total Player Compensation $ 19,653,000



US Open Tennis Total Prize Money for Mens and Women's Singles:

The prize money and compensation for players in the single’s category is distributed at various levels as follows:






















































PLAYER BASE PRIZE MONEYPOTENTIAL PAYOUT WITH BONUS
Winners $ 1,200,000 $ 2,200,000
Runners-Up $ 600,000 $1,100,000
Semifinalists $ 280,000 $ 530,000
Quarterfinalists $ 140,000 $ 265,000
Round of 16 $ 72,000 $ 142,000
Third Round $ 42,000 $ 82,000
Second Round $ 26,500 $ 51,500
First Round $ 16,500 $ 31,500
TOTAL $ 12,144,000 $ 14,769,000

US Open Tennis Total Prize Money for Mens and Women's Doubles:

The prize money for each winning double’s team is:








































TEAM Prize Momey
Winners $ 400,000
Runners-Up $ 200,000
Semifinalists $ 100,000
Quarterfinalists $ 50,000
Round of 16 $ 25,000
Second Round $ 15,000
First Round $ 10,000
TOTAL $ 3,520,000

US Open Tennis Total Prize Money Mixed Doubles:

The prize amount for each winning mixed doubles team is:




































TEAM Prize Money
Winners $ 150,000
Runners-Up $ 70,000
Semifinalists $ 30,000
Quarterfinalists $ 15,000
Second Round $ 10,000
First Round $ 5,000
TOTAL $ 50,000

US Open Tennis Total Prize Money Men and Women's Qualifying:




















TEAM Prize Money
Third Round Losers (16) $8,000
Second Round Losers (32) $5,625
TOTAL $ 500,000 ($1,000,000)


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Comment (1)

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August 19, 2011 at 11:52 AM

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