French Open 2022: Good news for players, Rolland Garros increases PRIZE MONEY to 43.6 million for tournament- The winners of this year’s singles events at the French Open stand to earn 2.2 million euros ($2.32 million) each, the organizers announced on Wednesday. Follow more Updates with InsideSport.IN
After two years affected by Covid-19 when the prize-money dipped it is now almost on a par with 2019 when Rafael Nadal and Ashleigh Barty pocketed 2.3 million euros each for their wins.
More will go to those in qualifying and in the first round of the main draw “to help the players who have suffered the most as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic”.
The pairs contesting the men’s and women’s doubles are playing for 6.1 percent more money than in 2019, with each winning pair taking home 580,000 euros.
The winning mixed doubles pair will receive 122,000 euros.
The prize money awarded in this year’s quad wheelchair singles and doubles competitions has been brought into line with the wheelchair events.
French Open 2022: Good news for players, Rolland Garros increases PRIZE MONEY to 43.6 million for tournament