Grand Slam Tennis US Open 2015

In tennis is making a serious penny. That is, if you belong to the top of the world, because there is a big difference with lower-ranked players. Especially in the Grand Slams, the four major tournaments in tennis season, is there to pick up a lot of prize money. Even skilled players picks all the time its share, as the tournament progresses shoot amount rises. In recent years, was the price for the ladies adapted it for men. You will find an overview of the prize money in singles and doubles.

Australian Open

The Australian Open is the first Grand Slam tournament of the season takes place at Melbourne Park. Initially, 1905-1926 tournament took place as the Championship of Australasia and then until 1968 when Australia Championship. From 1969 is an open tournament and played under its present name, which foreigners can participate. In 2015, the total prize fund of 40 million Australian dollars, the winner of the tournament just go to $ 3.110.000 for the stroke.
Prize money in 2015

Roland Garros

Roland Garros is traditionally the only Grand Slam played on clay. The first French Open Championships was held in 1891, in 1927 it was named after the late French war hero Roland Garros. In recent years, the price has risen clearly a total prize pool of € 28.0286 million in 2015.
Prize money in 2015


Wimbledon is considered by many tennis fans as the most important and prestigious tournament in tennis history. It was the first organized 1877 and is also the oldest tennis tournament. It is held annually at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in the London suburb of Wimbledon. In 2015 the price total 26.75 million pounds sterling, is reserved for the winner is 1.88 million pounds sterling.
Prize money in 2015

Us Open

New York has the end of August, beginning of september, the last grand slam tournament of the year. The first edition took place in 1881 when the U.S. National men’s singles championship. Since 1978, played on hardcourt and the most important matches played since 1997 in Arthur Ashe Stadium, the largest Tennis Stadium in the world with a capacity of over 22500 spectators. The winner of the tournament will win only 3 million dollars from a total prize pool of $ 36.20376 million.
Prize money in 2015