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What is the US Open 2019 prize money?

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tennis players Nadal and Medvedev
Nadal and Medvedev will likely be serving up a fierce competitors in the closing (Picture: Getty/Metro.co.uk)

It may really feel like we’ve solely simply had Wimbledon – partly as a result of it was the longest closing in the event’s historical past – however we’re now able to serve up the finale of the US Open.

The closing Grand Slam occasion of the yr is all the time one to look at, and this yr has been no completely different.

The ladies’s and males’s singles closing matches happen this weekend, and whoever walks away victorious can have a checking account that’ll look superb.

What is the 2019 prize cash?

The 2019 U.S. Open has the highest complete prize cash and champion payouts in historical past.

The complete purse is $57,238,700, which works out to be round £46 million.

This quantity is up 13% from final yr’s $50,565,840 (approx £41.1 million).

Wimbledon’s prize cash this yr was £38 million.

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The cash is distributed equally between the males’s and ladies’s attracts.

What do the US Open winners get?

The males’s and ladies’s singles champions will every get a staggering $3.85 million (approx. £3.134 million).

This is a little bit bit larger than what final yr’s winners took dwelling. Naomi Osaka and Novak Djokovic took dwelling $3.Eight million (approx. £Three million) every.

The males’s and ladies’s doubles champions will win $740,000 per workforce (approx. £602,000).

The blended doubles winners will share a grand prize of $160,000 (approx. £130,000).

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tennis player Naomi Osaka
Last yr’s champ Naomi Osaka (Picture: Getty Images)

US Open prize cash breakdown

Men and Women’s singles prize cash

Winner – $3,850,000 (approx. £3.1million)

Runner-up – $1,900,000 (approx. £1.5million)

Semi-Finals – $960,000 (approx. £782,000)

Quarter-Finals – $500,000 (approx. £407,000)

Round of 16 – $280,000 (approx. £228,000)

Round of 32 – $163,000 (approx. £133,000)

When is the US Open closing?

The ladies’s closing will see Serena Williams face off towards Bianca Andreescu in New York immediately (7th September).

Last yr’s closing wasn’t a spotlight for Serena, who’ll be hoping to overlook that and set a record-matching 24th Grand Slam title.

The males’s closing will see Rafael Nadal go up towards Daniil Medvedev on Sunday 8th September.

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tennis player Serena Williams
will likely be seeking to set a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title. (Picture: Getty Images)

Can I watch the US Open closing on UK TV?

Amazon Prime has the rights to broadcast the US Open tennis in the UK.

That means Amazon Prime members can stay stream all the motion without spending a dime.

Coverage begins round 4pm UK time.

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