2016 US Open Prize Money

Check out the prize money (in US Dollars) for the 2016 US Open Tennis singles and doubles events at Flushing Meadows from August 29 to September 11 2016.

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Total Prize Money

Total prize money for the 2016 championship events is $46.3m including payments to players for per diem expenses and legends exhibition and wheelchair events. This is a 9.6% increase on 2015’s $42.25m.

US Open Series Extra Bonus Prize Money

There is also potential for extra bonus prize money (more than $2.6m available) for the top three finishers, who played in at least two events, from the 2016 US Open Series. Kei Nishikori (Marin Cilic and Novak Djokovic tied for top position in the standings but didn’t qualify for the bonus as they both only played one event in the series) and Agnieszka Radwanska clinched first place in the 2016 US Open Series. See full standings.


Entrance at the end of the walkway to the grounds

Entrance at the end of the walkway to the grounds

US Open Singles Prize Money (Men and Women)

Percentage increase on 2015 prize money and last year’s figures in brackets.

  • Winner $3,500,000 (6.1% – $3,300,000)
  • Runner-up $1,750,000 (9.4% – $1,600,000)
  • Semi-finalists $875,000 (8.7% – $805,000)
  • Quarterfinalists $450,000 (9.5% – $410,975)
  • Fourth round $235,000 (10% – $213,575)
  • Third round $140,000 (16.5% – $120,200)
  • Second round $77,188 (12.5% – $68,600)
  • First round 43,313 (9.7% – $39,500)




US Open Doubles Prize Money Per Pair (Men and Women)

    • Winner $625,000 (9.6% – $570,000)
    • Runner-up $310,000 (12.7% – $275,000)
    • Semi-finalists $150,000 (12.7% – $133,150)
    • Quarterfinalists $75,000 (10.8% – $67,675)
    • Third round $40,000 (21.1% – $35,025)
    • Second round $24,500 (12.9% – $21,700)
    • First round $15,141 (6.6% – $14,200)




US Open Mixed Doubles Prize Money Per Pair

The mixed doubles prize money is unchanged, with the last increase back in 2013.

  • Winner $150,000
  • Runner-up $70,000
  • Semi-finalists $30,000
  • Quarterfinalists $15,000
  • Second round $10,000
  • First round $5,000

Prize money information is sourced from USopen.org

Of the 2016 Grand Slam tournaments the US Open has the most prize money for the singles champions at US$3.3m (comparing US Dollar equivalents at the time of the tournaments), Wimbledon second at US$2.8m, the Australian Open US$2.7m and the French Open at US$2.2m.

Until next time

Grand Slam Gal

 




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