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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Wimbledon 2019 prize money: How much will winners earn?

Wimbledon 2019 prize money: Total Purse, Fund, How much winners will take home?




The total prize money fund for The Championships 2019 will be £38m, an 11.8% increase on £34m last year.

- The Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Singles Champions will each receive £2.35m, increased from £2.25m in 2018.

- Singles prize money for players competing in the Qualifying Competition and first three rounds of Main Draw will increase by more than 10%. Since 2011, the first round prize money has increased by almost four-fold, from £11,500 to £45,000.

- The Gentlemen’s and Ladies’ Doubles will receive an increase of 14.2%, while Mixed Doubles will increase by 6.2%.


French Open confirmed the prize money for 2019 increases 8% to  €42.7M and winners takes home £2M.

- The prize money paid for Wheelchair events will increase by 47% through a combination of a double-digit increase for the existing Wheelchair events and new prize money for the Quad Wheelchair events that have been added this year.




Wimbledon 2019 prize money: Total Purse, Fund, winners share for Men's, Womens Players




Wimbledon 2019 Schedule, Key Dates to Remember




The 133rd Championships

Tuesday 18 June: Tennis Sub-Committee meeting to decide wild cards.

Monday 24 – Thursday 27 June: Qualifying Competition, Bank of England Sports Club.

Wednesday 26 June: Seeds announced.

Friday 28 June, 10am: The Draw, Main Interview Room.

Saturday 29 June and Sunday 30 June: Player Media Availabilities (players and times TBC) –

Sunday 30 June, 8am: The Queue opens.

Monday 1 – Sunday 14 July: The Championships 2019.







Wimbledon prize money 2019 Breakdown




Singles champions     --    £2.35m     --    +4.4% (compared to 2018)

First-round singles loser     --    £45,000     --     +15.4%

Doubles champions     --    £540,000     --     +20%

Mixed doubles champions     --    £116,000     --     +5.5%

Wheelchair singles champions     --    £46,000     --     +15%

Wheelchair doubles champions     --    £18,000     --     +28.6%

Total prize money   --   £38m     --     +11.8%




Wimbledon 2019 Men's Singles & Women's Singles winners Prize Money.




Winner   --    £2,350,000
Runner-up    --   £1,175,000
Semi-Finalists    --   £588,000
Quarter-Finalists    --   £294,000
Fourth Round   --    £176,000
Third Round    --   £111,000
Second Round    --   £72,000
First Round    --   £45,000





What was the 2018 Winners prize money last year?


In 2018, Wimbledon dished out a prize fund of £34 million.

The singles champions pocketed £2.25m, while Doubles winners landed themselves £450,000.

Mixed doubles champions took home £110,000, while even those that crashed out of the competition in the first round earned £39,000.





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