The prize purse for this year’s French Open gets another hike
What will our Brits stand to earn over the next two weeks?
PARIS, FRANCE – The final Grand Slam of a crazy year is about to start, with prize money down this year at the top end but increased for the lower rounds – what does that mean for the Brits in the draw?
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How much prize money could the Brits earn at the French Open 2020
PRIZE MONEY € (£)
This year, Wimbledon distributed £10m of prize money to the 620 players who would have taken part in The Championships, cancelled for the first time since 1945 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Singles players who would have been in the main draw will receive £25k, with money being distributed to qualifiers, doubles and wheelchair players.
£25,000 for the 256 players in the singles main draws
£12,500 for the 224 players in singles qualifying
£6,250 for the 120 players in main draw doubles
£6,000 for the 16 players in the wheelchair events
£5,000 for four players in the quad wheelchair events
Lower ranked players at this year’s Roland Garros will get more money compared to the higher ranked players, receiving around 30% more, with qualifying rounds receiving around a 27% hike to help those most affected by the effect of coronavirus on the tours.
Total Grand Slam Prize Purses for 2020 (Current Currency Conversion)
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