By Ros Satar

  • The US Open is the most lucrative of the four Slams as the prize money hits a cool record $53m
  • What will our Brits stand to earn over the next two weeks?
NEW YORK, USA – The last Grand Slam of the year is about to start, with another prize money lift since last year – 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 2018

PLACE (Singles) PRIZE MONEY $ (£)
Winner $3.8m (£2.96m)
Runner-up $1.85m (£1.44m)
Semi-finalist $925k (£719.6k)
Quarter-finalist $475k (£369.5k)
Round 4 $266k (£206.9k)
Round 3 $156k (£121.3k)
Round 2 $93k (£72.4k)
Round 1 $54k (£42k)

As we have seen throughout recent years, as the Slams roll around the different tournaments step up the bar with the others beginning to follow suit. This year’s hike makes the US Open the most lucrative of the four slams with Wimbledon and Roland Garros next, and the Australian Open following up.

 

Total Grand Slam Prize Purses for 2018 (Current Currency Conversion)

Australian Open (2018) Roland Garros (2018) Wimbledon (2018) US Open (2018)
AU$55m

£31.7m

€39m

£34m

£34m $53m

£41.2m

 

How much US Open prize money will the Brits earn?

It looks like another tough draw for the Brits, but it does see the return of Andy Murray to Grand Slam tournament match-play. No British men made it through qualifying, but for the women, Heather Watson won her first senior matches at the US Open though three rounds of qualifying to make the main draw.

Opponents assumed via their ranking/seeding

 

Kyle Edmund [16] Path to the Final

Kyle Edmund in the second round at Roland Garros, 2018

Kyle Edmund in the second round at Roland Garros, 2018 | (CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)

  • R1: Paolo Lorenzi | First meeting
  • R2:Nikoloz Basilashvili | Edmund leads H2H 2-0
  • R3: Jack Sock [18] | H2H tied at 1-1
  • R4: Rafael Nadal [1] | Nadal leads H2H 1-0
  • QF: Kevin Anderson [5] | H2H tied at 1-1
  • SF: Juan Martin Del Potro | Del Potro leads H2H 1-0
  • F: Roger Federer | First meeting

 

Johanna Konta

Johanna Konta in the first round of the Western & Southern Open, WTA Cincinnati 2018

Johanna Konta in the first round of the Western & Southern Open, WTA Cincinnati 2018 | Jimmie48 Tennis Photography

Path to Final

  • R1: Caroline Garcia [6] | Konta leads H2H 3-2
  • R2: Monica Puig | Konta leads H2H 2-0
  • R3: Carla Suárez Navarro [30] | Konta leads H2H 2-0 (2-1 w/WO)
  • R4: Jelena Ostapenko [10] | Konta leads H2H 3-1 (Incl. Fed Cup)
  • QF: Angelique Kerber [4] | Kerber leads H2H 3-1
  • SF: Caroline Wozniacki [2] | Konta leads H2H 2-1
  • F: Simona Halep [1] | H2H tied at 3-3

 

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Cameron Norrie Path to Final

Cameron Norrie in the second round of Roland Garros, 2018

Cameron Norrie in the second round of Roland Garros, 2018 | (Photo by Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images)

  • R1: Jordan Thompson | Norrie leads H2H 1-0
  • R2: Damir Dzumhur [24] | First meeting
  • R3: John Isner [11] | Norrie leads H2H 1-0
  • R4: Grigor Dimitrov [8] | First meeting
  • QF: Juan Martin Del Potro [3] | First meeting
  • SF: Rafael Nadal [1] | First meeting
  • F: Roger Federer [2] | First meeting

 

Heather Watson [Q] Path to Final

Heather Watson in the Hobart International semi-final, 2018 (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Heather Watson in the Hobart International semi-final, 2018 (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

  • R1: Ekaterina Makarova | Watson leads H2H 1-0
  • R2: Julia Goerges [9] | H2H tied at 1-1
  • R3: Anastasija Sevastova [19] | H2H tied at 1-1
  • R4: Elina Svitolina [7] | H2H tied at 2-2
  • QF: Sloane Stephens [3] | Watson leads H2H 5-2
  • SF: Simona Halep [1] | Halep leads H2H 4-0
  • F: Caroline Wozniacki [2] | Wozniacki leads H2H 2-0

 

Andy Murray Path to the Final

  • R1: James Duckworth | First meeting
  • R2: Fernando Verdasco [31] | Murray leads H2H 13-2
  • R3: Juan Martin Del Potro [3] | Murray leads H2H 7-3
  • R4: Stefanos Tsitsipas [15] | First meeting
  • QF: Grigor Dimitrov [8] | Murray leads H2H 8-3
  • SF: Rafael Nadal [1] | Nadal leads H2H 17-9
  • F: Roger Federer [2] | Federer leads H2H 14-12
The US Open takes place between 27 August and 9 September

 

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