Prize Money US Open Tennis Championship 2016

A consecutive increase of 10℅ has been recorded in the prize money which is displayed record of $46.3 million in the year 2016. Men’s and women’s singles winner will get $3.5 million each. This in turn will make US open highest paying tennis tournament in the world ahead of Wimbledon where 5% increase in 2016 saw it reach £28.1 million mark.

Prize Money US Open Tennis Championship 2016

US Open Tennis Championship 2016 Prize Money

US Tennis Association also announced that by 2017 the total prize money pool of US open will reach massive $50 million which means other grand slams like Australian Open and French Open will be under pressure to increase their own prize money and now it looks like a wage race between the top 4 grand slams. USTA has  also announced an increase in prize money for qualifying event where $1.9 million will be awarded to players eliminated from three qualifying rounds.

Below Given full breakdown of  US Open Tennis Championship 2016 purse which will be awarded .

 STAGES  Mens Singles Women Singls Mens Doubles Women Doubles Mixed Doubles
Winners $3.5m $3.5m $625,000 $625,000 $175,000
Runnerups $1.75m $1.75m $300,000 $300,000 90,000
Semi-Finalists $875,000 $875,000 $150,000 $150,000 45,000
Quarter-Finalists $450,000 $450,000 $80,750 $80,750 22,000

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