US Open Tennis 2021 Prize Money

US Open Tennis Prize MoneyThe 2021 US OPEN will be the 141st edition of tennis US Open and the second Grand Slam event of the year. The 2021 US Open will begin on Monday, August 30 and will go on till Sunday, September 12. The only Grand Slam in America, the US Open is the main event during the hardcourt swing of the summer season. The venue is accessible by the 7 train from Manhattan and also by Long Island Railroad (LIRR). The venue has 22 courts, including Arthur Ashe Stadium and Louis Armstrong Stadium, the two biggest show courts.

The 2021 US Open tournament will take place in USTA Billie Jean King National tennis center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park of Queens in New York City, New York, United States. In 2019, an audience of 738,872 attended the tournament’s 24 sessions but in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, no fans were allowed. It is one of the most popular tournaments. People of all ages come to enjoy the thrill of the game.

The US Open contains many events as given:

  • Women’s singles
  • Men’s singles
  • Women’s doubles
  • Men’s doubles
  • Wheelchair men’s singles
  • Wheelchair women’s singles
  • Wheelchair men’s doubles
  • Wheelchair women’s doubles
  • Quad singles
  • Quad doubles

The prize money of US OPEN 2021 tennis is given below:

Singles

Stage (Men’s/Women’s Singles) Amount
Champion $3,000,000
Runner-Up $1,500,000
Semifinalists $800,000
Quarterfinalists $425,000
Round of 16 $250,000
Round of 32 $163,000
Round of 64 $100,000
Round of 128 $61,000
Total (Men’s/women’s) $39,024,000

The singles champion will take home  $3,000,000, while the runner-up will receive $1,500,000. The semifinalists’ cheque will be for $800,000 and the quarterfinalists will earn $425,000. The round of 16 players will receive $250,000, $163,000 for reaching the round of 64 and $61,000 for reaching the round of 128. which makes the total amount of $39,024,000 from the singles.

These are the prize money for both men’s and women’s singles. They both will receive the same prize money. The prize money list is the same as the 2020 officials. But The amount can be changed depending on the situation of 2021.

Doubles

Stage (Men’s/Women’s Doubles) Amount
Champion $400,000
Runner-Up $240,000
Semifinalists $130,000
Quarterfinalists $91,000
Round of 16 $50,000
Round of 32 $30,000
Total (Men’s/women’s) $4,288,000

The doubles champions will receive $400,000 per team, with the runners-up earning $240,000. The doubles semifinalists will take home $130,000 and the quarterfinalists will receive $91,000. Teams who reach the round of 16 will receive $50,000, the round of 32 will receive $30,000. The total amount of doubles is $4,288,000.

Given prize money list is eligible for both men’s and women’s doubles. They both will receive the same prize money. The prize money list is the same as the 2020 officials. But the amount can be changed depending on the situation of 2021.

There are some other funds given throughout the tournament these are :

OTHERS Amount
Player Relief Fund $6,600,000
International Player Relief (ATP/WTA) $1,000,000
Wheelchair $350,000
Per Diem / Direct Hotel Payments $2,140,000
Total Player Compensation $53,402,000

 

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