US Open 2017: A Glance at Startling Money-bags

With the get-go of US Open 2017 this Monday, everyone eyes on the huge money bag that the players will take home. Titles are good, but let’s face it, even top tennis players are attracted to Grand Slams to score on sport’s biggest paydays!

“Five years ago, we committed to the players that total player compensation for players would reach $50 million at the US Open, and we are honoring that commitment,” said Katrina Adams, USTA Chairman of the Board and President. And yes, this time the total prize money goes as high as $50 Million, which is more than any other Grand
Slams.

With top notch players like Novac Djokovic, Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka fore-bearing the event due to injuries, emerging players have a great occasion to hit the ball in their court. Both the men’s and women’s singles champions will earn $3.7 million, the largest payout in US Open history. The average increase per round for the singles
competition is 7.5 percent above the 2016 US Open. Just to have a glance, here is the look at some money-stats (Singles).

  •  Total: $50.4 million
  •  Winner: $3.7 million
  •  Runner-Up: $1,825,000
  •  Semi-finalist: $920,000
  •  Quarterfinalist: $470,000
  •  Round of 16: $253,625
  •  Round of 32: $144,000
  •  Round of 64: $86,000
  •  Round of 128: $50,000
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