Monday, August 15, 2016

2016 Western & Southern Open Tennis Prize Money up for Grabs for Players

The 2016 Western & Southern Open tennis tournament on the ATP circuit for men players is taking place this week from August 15-21, 2016, at the Linder Family Tennis Center located in the northern Cincinnati suburb of Mason, Ohio. Here is a list of the prize money up for grabs for the men singles tennis players at the 2016 Western & Southern Open.


                                              (Photo by Tatiana)

The Western & Southern Open is an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event on the ATP circuit which ranks it below the Grand Slam tennis events for men players. The prize money up for grabs for the men singles tennis players at the Western & Southern Open is pretty good but well below what they can earn at the Grand Slam tennis events.

In addition to the prize money for each round also listed below is how much the prize money has been increased for each round in 2016 vs what it was last year. The money below is not cumulative. Players only earn the amounts shown for the last round they advance to.

  • Winner - $834,700

The winner of the 2016 Western & Southern Open will earn a nice paycheck of $834,700. That is up a very nice 14.2% over the $731,000 that Roger Federer (pictured above) earned when he won this tournament last year.

  • Runner-up - $409,270

The runner-up at the 2016 Western & Southern Open will earn $409,270. That is up 14.2% over the $358,375 that Novak Djokovic earned as the runner-up in this tournament last year.

  • Semifinals - $205,980

Reaching the semis in the 2016 Western & Southern Open is worth $205,980. That is up 14.2% over the $180,370 that Andy Murray and Alexandr Dolgopolov earned when they reached the semis last year.

  • Quarterfinals - $104,740

Reaching the quarterfinals is worth $104,740 at the 2016 Western & Southern Open. That is up 14.2% over the $91,715 that men singles players earned by making the quarterfinals last year.

  • Third Round - $54,390

Up 14.2% over the $47,625 last year. 


  • Second Round - $28,675

Up 14.2% from the $25,110 last year.

  • First Round - $15,480

Up 14.2% over $13,555 last year.



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