Here we will talk about how much does the winner of Wimbledon get? In the tournament of Wimbledon, big prize money is involved.
Winner of Wimbledon :
The pros are rewarded richly at Wimbledon. 34 million Pounds was distributed in 2018. The winner received 2.25 million Pounds.
That’s proud numbers. In general, the prize money in the All England Club has developed enormously since 1998. Especially from 2012, the payments increased extremely, not to fall in the arms race with the other Grand Slams.
The Wimbledon winner of 2017, Garbine Muguruza, was promoted by the officials in London during the French Open. The Spaniard wants to secure in 2018 the winner prize money.
What will be the prize money in 2019?
This year again, the prize money has been increased by the All England Club, the 8th year in a row.
The chief of the Wimbledon tournament boosted prize money in 2019. This year it will be whooping 38 million Pounds that is an increase of 12% from the last year.
Each winner of this tournament will take home 2.35 million Pounds which is 100,000 Pounds more than last year.
This year favorites
According to Wimbledon betting odds, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are main favorites to win the tournament this year.
Price money for a mixed double in 2018:
Mixed doubles champions got 110,000 Pounds. Even those who crashed out of the tournament in the first round itself earned 39,000 Pounds.
In addition, 2nd round losers get 63,000 Pounds (10.5 %), 3rd round losers 100,000 Pounds (11.1 %) and 4th round losers get 163,000 Pounds (10.9 %).
Do female and male players earn the same amount?
Yes, male and female players pocket equal prize money after 2007. Prior to that, the male winners were getting more prize money on average than the females.
According to the new rule, players who go into the tournament with their pre-existing injuries run the risks of being fined up to 100% of their prize money. Read more about Wimbledon at official website.