Monday, May 14, 2018

Women's Tennis Prize Money Up for Grabs at the 2018 Italian Open

The 2018 Italian Open tennis tournament on the WTA Tour for women players is taking place this week from May 14-20, 2018, on the outdoor clay courts at the Foro Italico located in Rome, Italy. Here is a list of the prize money up for grabs for the women tennis players at the 2018 Italian Open.



The Italian Open is a Premier 5 event which is means it has a purse of at least $2 million and is two steps below the Grand Slam tennis events on the WTA circuit. Actual prize money up for grabs at the 2018 Italian Open is $3.36 million

The prize money below is not cumulative, players only earn the amounts shown for the last round they advance to. All prize money below has been converted from Euros to dollars at the current exchange rate.

The highest ranked players in the 2018 Italian Open are Simona Halep, Caroline Wozniacki, Garbine Muguruza and Elina Svitolina.

Women tennis players are paid considerably less than the men tennis players at the 2018 Italian Open but the men's event has a higher ranking on the ATP circuit than the women's does on the WTA circuit. Compare the two below.


ATP Tennis Prize Money Up for Grabs at 2018 Italian Open



Women's Tennis Prize Money Up for Grabs at the 2018 Italian Open


  • Winner - $628,805


  • Runner-Up - $314,247


  • Semifinalists - $156,971


  • Quarter-finalists - $72,308


  • Third Round - $35,848


  • Second Round - $18,402


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