Check out the prize money for the US Open tennis grand slam and see how it compares to the other grand slam tournaments from 2012.
The US Open offers a total of USD 25,500,000 in prize money in 2012.
There is also a bonus $2.6 million up for grabs for the three men and women who finish at the top of the Emirates Airline. US Open Series.
Prize money has increased by at least 18% for the first three rounds. Read more about the 2012 11% increase in the main draw singles prize money.
Along with the US Open prize money for 2012 I’ve also listed the AO, French Open and Wimbledon prize money for each round in USD so you can compare.
Exchange rates can fluctuate a lot during the year. The Wimbledon amounts were converted to US Dollars using the OANDA currently converter on 8 June and the French Open and Australian Open amounts were converted on 14 May.
Singles Prize Money – Men’s and Women’s – Per Player
US Open: USD 1,900,000
Wimbledon : GBP 1,150,000 (approx USD 1,801,590)
French Open : Euro 1,250,000 (approx USD 1,614,100)
Australian Open : $AUD 2,300,000 (approx USD 2,305,000)
US Open: USD 950,000
Wimbledon: GBP 575,000 (approx USD 900,795)
French Open : Euro 625,000 (approx USD 807,000)
Australian Open: $1,150,000 (approx USD 1,152,500)
US Open: USD 475,000
Wimbledon : GBP 287,500 (approx USD 450,400)
French Open : Euro 310,000 (approx USD 400,300)
Australian Open : $437,000 (approx USD 437,950)
US Open: USD 237,500
Wimbledon : GBP 145,000 (approx USD 227,150)
French Open : Euro 155,000 (approx USD 200,150)
Australian Open: $218,500 (approx USD 218,975)
US Open: USD 120,000
Wimbledon : GBP 75,000 (approx USD 117,500)
French Open : Euro 80,000 (approx USD 103,300)
Australian Open : $109,250 (approx USD 109,500)
US Open: 65,000
Wimbledon : GBP 38,875 (approx USD 60,900)
French Open : Euro 47,000 (approx USD 60,700)
Australian Open : $54,625 (approx USD 54,750)
US Open: USD 37,000
Wimbledon : GBP 23,125 (approx USD 36,230)
French Open : Euro 28,000 (approx USD 36,150)
Australian Open : $33,300 (approx USD 33,375)
US Open: USD 23,000
Wimbledon : GBP 14,500 (approx USD 22,700)
French Open : Euro 18,000 (approx USD 23,250)
Australian Open : $20,800 (approx USD 20,850)
For a complete list of the US Open prize money visit the US Open website
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US Open 2012 Order of Play
Great comparison. I wonder which slam is most lucrative for the players after the costs of attending?