The 2022 US Open will award more than $60 million in total player compensation for the first time in the event’s history.
This is an upgrade on the record-breaking $57.5 million number from 2021.
Each round in every event will will see an increase in the amount of prize money awarded.
Each singles competitor will get $80,000 in the main draw’s first round and $121,000 in the second round.
These figures represent an 85% and 57% increase since 2016, respectively.
The USTA arrived at these numbers after conferring with the WTA and ATP Player Councils.
There was a special focus on increasing winnings for players competing in earlier rounds and not just the semi-finalists or finalists.
The full prize money breakdown for the main draw of singles and doubles is as follows:
Main Draw – Singles
- Champion $2,600,000
- Runner-Up $1,300,000
- Semifinalist $705,000
- Quarterfinalist $445,000
- Round of 16 $278,000
- Round of 32 $188,000
- Round of 64 $121,000
- Round of 128 $80,000
Main Draw – Doubles (each team)
- Champion $688,000
- Runner-Up $344,000
- Semifinalist $172,000
- Quarterfinalist $97,500
- Round of 16 $56,400
- Round of 32 $35,800
- Round of 64 $21,300