Wednesday, June 26, 2019

ATP Prize Money Up for Grabs at the 2019 Wimbledon Grand Slam Tennis Tournament

The 2019 Wimbledon Grand Slam tennis tournament for men players on the ATP circuit is taking place this month from July 1-14, 2019, on the grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club located in London, England. Here is a list of the prize money up for grabs for the men tennis players at 2019 Wimbledon.

The 2019 Wimbledon tennis tournament is one of the four Grand Slam tournaments held annually. Total prize money up for grabs at 2019 Wimbledon is $48.2 million. That's an increase of 11.8% over last year.

All prize money below is in American dollars converted from Pounds. The prize money is not cumulative, players only earn the amounts shown for the last round they advance to. 

The highest ranked men playing in 2019 Wimbledon are defending champion Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Kevin Anderson.

The prize money has been raised significantly this year for players especially in the earlier rounds and the qualifying rounds. Listed in parenthesis below are the prize money increases for each round in 2019 vs last year.

Wimbledon instituted a tough policy last year that requires all players to give full effort in the first round in order to be paid for playing in that round. They do not want players just showing up in the first round and not giving maximum effort just to collect a big easy paycheck.

ATP Tennis Prize Money Up for Grabs at 2019 Wimbledon

  • Winner - $2.98 million (up 4.4% over 2018)

  • Runner-up - $1.49 million (up 4.4%)

  • Semifinalists - $745,641 (up 4.6%)

  • Quarter-finalists - $372,876 (up 4.6%)

  • Fourth Round - $223,188 (up 8.0%)

  • Third Round - $140,761 (up 11%)

  • Second Round - $91,304 (up 14.3%)

  • First Round - $57,065 (up 15.4%)

Qualifying Prize Money at Wimbledon in 2019

  • 1st round - $8,887 (up 43.6%)

  • 2nd round - $16,803 (up 35.9%)

  • 3rd round - $28,533 (up 15.4%)

(Players who won all three qualifying rounds are guaranteed at least $57,065 for making at least the 1st round in the main draw)

For more see:

Most Money Money Won by One Tennis Player in One Year

Most Money Won by One Woman Tennis Player in One Year

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