Sunday, March 4, 2018

Women's Tennis Prize Money Up for Grabs at the 2018 Indian Wells Masters

The 2018 Indian Wells Masters or BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament for women players on the WTA circuit is taking place this week from March 5-18, 2017, on the outdoor hard courts at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden located in Indian Wells, California. Here is a list of the prize money up for grabs for the women tennis players at the 2018 BNP Paribas Open also known as the Indian Wells Masters.


                        (Photo of Indian Wells Tennis Garden by IvanAndreevich)

The 2018 Indian Wells Masters or BNP Paribas Open is a Premier Mandatory tournament which is the second highest tier of tournaments on the WTA circuit behind only the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments. Indian Wells is the most attended tennis tournament in the world outside of the Grand Slam events.

All prize money below is in American dollars. The prize money is not cumulative, players only earn the amounts shown for the last round they advance to. Oracle founder and billionaire Larry Ellison owns the Indian Wells Masters tournament and the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

Total prize money up for grabs at the 2018 Indian Wells Masters for women players is $8.9 million. All the highest ranked women players in the world who are healthy are playing in the tournament including Simona Halep, Caroline Wozniacki, Garbine Muguruza and Elina Svitolina.


Women's Tennis Prize Money Up for Grabs at the 2018 Indian Wells Masters


  • Winner - $1.34 million


  • Runner-up - $654,380


  • Semifinalists - $327,965


  • Quarter-finalists - $167,195


  • Fourth Round - $88,135


  • Third Round - $47,140


  • Second Round - $25,465


  • First Round - $15,610

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