French Open announces prize increase for 2023


Organizers of the claycourt Grand Slams announced Friday that prize money for this year’s French Open will total $54.6 million, a 12.3% increase from 2022.

The amount awarded for Roland Garros singles draws will increase by 9.1% by 2022, with organizers saying in a statement that they have “significantly increased” the prize pot to ensure a more equal distribution among players.

Players who lose in the first three rounds of the singles draw receive 11% to 13% more this year, with organizers increasing prize money for the three rounds of qualifying competition by an average of 11.8%.

The men’s and women’s champions will each receive $2.51 million.

The prize money for the men’s and women’s doubles events has also increased by 4%, the organizers said.

The allocation for the wheelchair and quad competition is $883,483, which equates to a 40% increase in 2022.

The French Open takes place from 28 May to 11 June.

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