Monday, November 7, 2016

Tennis Prize Money Up for Grabs at the 2016 ATP World Tour Finals

The 2016 ATP World Tour Finals tennis tournament for men players on the ATP circuit is taking place this week from November 13-20, 2016, on the indoor hard courts at the O2 Arena located in London, England. Here is a list of the prize money up for grabs for the singles players at the 2016 ATP World Tour Finals.


                                                          (Photo by Tatiana)

The ATP World Tour Finals is a round robin tournament consisting of the top 8 healthy ranked players in the world. The top winners in the round robin match advance to the semifinals and then the finals and then a champion is crowned.

Total prize money up for grabs at the 2016 ATP World Tour Finals is $7 million. Players earn money in this event through participation fees and for each match won. Each player gets a $179,000 participation bonus plus $179,000 for each round robin match won. A semi-final match win is worth $510,000 and the winner gets $1.13 million for winning the finals match.

  • Winner - $1.56 million plus bonus money for matches won

The winner of the 2016 ATP World Tour Finals will earn or win $1.56 million plus bonus money for each match won. The winner will earn well over $2 million and if a player wins this tournament by going undefeated he will earn $2.391 million.

Novak Djokovic was the winner of this tournament in 2015 and he's been the winner of this tournament five times and consecutively since 2012.

  • Runner-up - $510,000 plus bonus money

The runner-up at the 2016 ATP World Tour Finals will earn or win $510,000 plus bonus money. Since a semifinal win is worth $545,000 the runner-up will earn over $1 million.

  • Rest of the Players Earn Participation and Bonus Money

The singles players who do not advance to the semifinals will each earn $179,000 from the participation bonus plus another $179,000 for each match won in the round robin stage. 

Alternates who do not actually play in the tournament get a $100,000 bonus just for being on hand in case they are needed to replace an injured player.

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