Wimbledon bonus: how much will the winner make in 2021?Wallet, segmented areas

For love or money, tennis players will cash it out Wimbledon this weekend.

It has been a long time since tennis players have seen the green of the grass at Wimbledon-and the green of the cash that comes from winning a round or two. With the cancellation of the competition due to the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, the total prize money this year has dropped sharply.

Nevertheless, when the dust settles behind the scenes of major events, the men’s and women’s champions will bring back a nice big check to fill their bank accounts.

The following is how all cash is broken down:

What is the prize money for the 2021 Wimbledon Tennis Championships?

Wimbledon’s total prize money in 2021 is 4 USD8,240,317.64 (35,016,000 GBP), which is a decrease of 7.85% from the last Wimbledon iteration in 2019.

The event was not held in 2020 after it was cancelled during the coronavirus pandemic.

In 2019, the total prize money for the event was US$52,313,118 (£38 million).

How much can the Wimbledon champion get?

This year, the income of the men’s singles and women’s singles champions will be slightly lower than US$2.4 million (US$2,399,520)This figure is 27.6% lower than the total prize money of the winners in 2019, when the total income of the winners was US$2,954,247.

The prize money for the doubles champion is US$677,607, and the prize money for the mixed doubles champion is US$141,117.

2021 Wimbledon Tennis Championship bonus breakdown

Men’s and women’s singles

local bonus
winner USD 2,399,520
runner up 1,270,334 USD
Semifinalist USD 656,339
Quarterfinals USD 423,445
Round 4 USD 255,478
Third round USD 162,320
second round USD 105,861
Round 1 US$67,751
Third Qualifying Round USD 35,993
Qualifying Round 2 21,878 USD
First qualifying round 11,998 USD

Men’s and women’s doubles

local bonus
winner USD 677,607
runner up USD 338,804
Semifinalist USD 169,402
Quarterfinals USD 84,701
Third round 42,350 USD
second round USD 26,822
Round 1 16,940 USD

Mixed doubles

local bonus
winner USD 141,117
runner up 70,584 USD
Semifinalist USD 35,292
Quarterfinals 8,470 USD
Top 16 USD 2,118

The following is a breakdown of each major tournament.

All figures are in U.S. dollars.

Australian Open bonus

  • All: $61.95 million
  • Award winner: USD 2.13 million
  • runner up: 1.16 million USD
  • Semi-finals: USD 656,854.50
  • Quarterfinalists: USD 405,704.25
  • first round: 77,290 USD

Wimbledon bonus

  • All: US$48.18 million
  • Award winner: 3.2 million USD
  • runner up: 1.6 million USD
  • Semi-finals: USD 813,114.53
  • Quarterfinalists: 405,782.87 USD
  • first round: 61,951.58 USD

U.S. Open prize money

  • All: 53.4 million USD
  • Award winner: US$3 million
  • runner up: 1.5 million USD
  • Semi-finalists: 800,000 USD
  • Quarterfinalists: 425,000 USD
  • first round: 61,000 USD

French Open bonus

  • All: US$41.95 million
  • Award winner: $1.69 million
  • runner up: 1.5 million USD
  • Semi-finalists: 800,000 USD
  • Quarterfinalists: USD 308,679
  • first round: 72,630 USD

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