Total Prize Money at this year’s championship runs to £31.6 million. The All England Club organisers announced that the total prize pool is up £3.5m from last year.
Men’s Singles Champion win £2.2 million as does the Ladies’ Singles Champion.
First Rounders losers will take home £35,000 each. Since 2011, first round prize money has more than trebled from £11,500 to £35,000. Second Round losers win £57,000 a piece. A Third Round loser wins £90,000. Fourth Round losers are awarded £147,000. Losing Quarter Finalists take home £275,000. Defeated Semi Finalists each earn a cool £550,000 whilst Runners Up will be awarded £1.1 million a piece – which was the winner’s prize as recently as 2011.
Wimbledon’s prize money vs other majors
The US Open’s prize money from last year for the winners tops what Wimbledon are offering this year – Stan Wawrinka won £2.65 million at Flushing Meadows in 2016. Wimbledon pay more than any other major for those who lose in the First Round.
2017 Grand Slam Prize Money
2017 Australian Open
First-round loser £30,000
2017 French Open
First-round loser £29,600
First-round loser £35,000
2016 US Open (2017 unknown)
First-round loser £32,500