• With the Slams all over the place this year, what effect with the coronavirus pandemic have on the prize money
  • What will our Brits stand to earn over the next two weeks?
NEW YORK, USA – Usually the last Slam of the year, now the second, they will offer $53.4m in total player compensation with $7.6m dedicated towards player relief.

 

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First-round prize money for men’s and women’s singles has increased by 5%, second and third-round singles prize money remains unchanged.

The men’s and women’s singles champions will earn $3m.

 

How much prize money could the Brits earn in the singles at the US Open 2020

PLACE (Singles) PRIZE MONEY $ (£)
Winner $3m (£2.320m)
Runner-up $1.5m (£1.160m)
Semi-finalist $800k (£618.7k)
Quarter-finalist $425k (£328.7k)
Round 4 $250k (£193.3k)
Round 3 $163k (£126k)
Round 2 $100k (£77.3k)
Round 1 $61k (£47.1k)

 

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

 

Total Grand Slam Prize Purses for 2020 (Current Currency Conversion)

 

Australian Open (2020) Wimbledon

(2020)

US Open

(2020)

Roland Garros

(2019)

AU$71m

£37.9m

£10m

 

$53.4m

£28.5m

€42.66m

£37.9m

 

What does this mean for the Brits?

There will be a bumper crop of male singles Brits in action, but on the women’s side, with 128 players in the field the two solitary Brits draw each other in the main round.

Opponents assumed via their ranking/seeding

 

Dan Evans [23] Path to the Final

Dan Evans on Day 3 of the Schroders Battle of the Brits in London, England

Dan Evans on Day 3 of the Schroders Battle of the Brits in London, England (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images for Battle Of The Brits)

  • R1: Thiago Seyboth Wild | First Meeting
  • R2: Jiri Vesely | H2H: Vesely leads H2H 1-0
  • R3: Felix Auger-Aliassime [15] | First Meeting
  • R4: Dominic Thiem [2] | H2H tied at 1-1
  • QF: Roberto Bautista Agut [8] | First Meeting
  • SF: Daniil Medvedev [3] | First Meeting
  • F: Novak Djokovic [1] | First Meeting

 

Johanna Konta [9] Path to the Final

Johanna Konta in the second round of Wimbledon, 2019

Johanna Konta in the second round of Wimbledon, 2019 | Jimmie48 Tennis Photography

  • R1: Heather Watson | H2H: Konta leads 3-0
  • R2: Sorana Cirstea | H2H: Konta leads 2-0
  • R3: Karolina Muchova [20] | First Meeting
  • R4: Aryna Sabalenka [5] | H2H: Sabalenka leads 1-0
  • QF: Sofia Kenin [2] | H2H: Konta leads 1-0
  • SF: Serena Williams [3] | H2H tied at 1-1
  • F: Karolina Pliskova [1] | H2H: Pliskova leads 6-2 (incl. ITF)

 

Kyle Edmund Path to Final

Kyle Edmund on the first day of Schroders Battle of the Brits in London, England

Kyle Edmund on the first day of Schroders Battle of the Brits in London, England | (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images for Battle Of The Brits)

  • R1: Alexander Bublik | First Meeting
  • R2: Novak Djokovic [1] | H2H: Djokovic leads 5-1
  • R3: Jan-Lennard Struff [28] | H2H: Edmund leads 1-0
  • R4: John Isner [12] | H2H: Isner leads 3-1
  • QF: David Goffin [7] | H2H tied at 1-1
  • SF: Stefanos Tsitsipas [4] | H2H: Tsitsipas leads 1-0
  • F: Dominic Thiem [2] | H2H: Thiem leads 1-0

 

Heather Watson Path to the Final

Heather Watson in the first round of the Australian Open 2020, Melbourne

Heather Watson in the first round of the Australian Open 2020, Melbourne | (Photo by Mike Owen/Getty Images)

  • R1: Johanna Konta [9] | H2H: Konta leads 3-0
  • R2: Sorana Cirstea | H2H: Watson leads 4-1
  • R3: Karolina Muchova [20] | H2H: Muchova leads 1-0
  • R4: Aryna Sabalenka [5] | H2H tied at 1-1 (incl. ITF)
  • QF: Sofia Kenin [2] | H2H: Watson leads 1-0
  • SF: Serena Williams [3] | H2H: Williams leads 1-0
  • F: Karolina Pliskova [1] | H2H: Watson leads 1-0 (ITF)

 

Cameron Norrie’s Path to Final

Cameron Norrie in the Davis Cup World Group Play-off between Great Britain & Uzbekistan, Glasgow 2018

Cameron Norrie in the Davis Cup World Group Play-off between Great Britain & Uzbekistan, Glasgow 2018 | (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

  • R1: Diego Schwartzman [9] | H2H tied at 1-1
  • R2: Federico Coria | First Meeting
  • R3: Hubert Hurkacz [24] | First Meeting
  • R4: Alexander Zverev [5] | H2H tied at 2-2 (incl. Futures)
  • QF: Stefanos Tsitsipas [4] | First Meeting (excl. Hopman Cup)
  • SF: Novak Djokovic [1] First Meeting
  • F: Dominic Thiem [2] | H2H: Thiem leads 1-0

 

Andy Murray’s Path to the Final

Andy Murray on Day 1 of the Schroders Battle of the Brits 2020, London, England

Andy Murray on Day 1 of the Schroders Battle of the Brits 2020, London, England | (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images for Battle Of The Brits)

  • R1: Yoshihito Nishioka | First Meeting
  • R2: Felix Auger-Aliassime [15] | First Meeting
  • R3: Dan Evans [23] | First Meeting (excl. Battle of the Brits)
  • R4: Dominic Thiem [2] | H2H tied at 2-2
  • QF: Roberto Bautista Agut [8] | H2H: Murray leads 3-1
  • SF: Daniil Medvedev [3] | H2H: Medvedev leads 1-0
  • F: Novak Djokovic [1] | H2H: Djokovic leads 25-11

 

The US Open takes place between 31 August and 13 September

 

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