US Open the final grand-slam of the year take place in the month August. This year US Open start on 28th August and ended on 10th September. Currently (Stan Wawrinka) is defending champion in Men’s competition and Angelique Kerber in the (Women) category. According to sources almost 3.7 % increase in the prize fund. Which later distributed this year among the winners. Last year in 2016 the prize money adjusted for the event is $46.3 million which now increased upto $50.4 million.
|Stages||Men’s Singles||Women Singles||Men’s Double||Women Double||Mixed Double|
|Round of 16||$253,625||$253,625||$44,000||$44,000||$10,000|
|Round of 32||$144,000||$144,000||$26,500||$26,500||$5,000|
|Round of 64||$86,000||$86,000||$16,500||$16,500||N/A|
|Qualification Round 3||$16,350||$16,350||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Qualification Round 2||$10,900||$10,900||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Qualification Round 1||$5,606||$5,606||N/A||N/A||N/A|
The winners of singles competition of both men and women category received ($3.2 million) prize money. Those who finished as runner-up in the final match earn $1.825 million. Doubles winners will received $675,000 and the finalist earn ($340,000). Further details of other categories how money distributed among players give in above table.
Well after increase in the prize money of US Open it becomes the highest paying tennis event. It is the 137th edition and the matches played in tennis courts of (New York City) in United States. Roger Federer will be the key player to watch in the US Open.