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US Open prize money tops $60 million for the first time ever
The men’s and women’s US Open singles champion will walk away with a cheque of $2.6 million each
The organizers of the US Open have announced the prize money for the 2022 edition and it’s going to be another record-breaking year for the final Grand Slam of the season.
The total prize money at the 2022 US Open will be more than $60 million, breaking the record of $57.5 million that was set in 2021.
The men’s and women’s singles champion will get $2.6 million each while first round losers at Flushing Meadows will earn $80,000, an increase of 85 per cent from the 2016 numbers.
The US Open qualifying event will have a purse of $6.25 million, which is an increase of 223 per cent from 2016.
The full prize money breakdown for the main draw of singles and doubles is provided as below:
Main Draw – Singles
- Champion $2,600,000
- Runner-Up $1,300,000
- Semifinalist $705,000
- Quarterfinalist $445,000
- Round of 16 $278,000
- Round of 32 $188,000
- Round of 64 $121,000
- Round of 128 $80,000
Main Draw – Doubles (each team)
- Champion $688,000
- Runner-Up $344,000
- Semifinalist $172,000
- Quarterfinalist $97,500
- Round of 16 $56,400
- Round of 32 $35,800
- Round of 64 $21,300