The US Open upped its prize money once again. And winners of the event will now earn a whopping $3.5 million. That’s more money than players like Yannick Noah ($$3,440,660), MaliVai Washington ($3,232,565) and Kevin Curren ($3,055,510) earned in their entire career.
Overall, the tournament will pay out a record $46.3 million, a 10-percent increase over the 2015 US Open prize money.
2016 US Open Prize Money Breakdown – Singles:
Round of 16: 235,000
Round of 32: 140,000
Round of 64: 77,200
Round of 128: 43,300
This year’s US Open, scheduled for August 29 through September 11—with the US Open Qualifying Tournament beginning on August 23—will feature a number of major enhancements, including a retractable roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium, a new Grandstand Stadium, and a completely redesigned southern campus to ease accessibility and crowding throughout the site.
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