United States Open is the final grand-slam open that is mostly played at the end of the year . The event is scheduled during the month of August and September, 2016. Each year the prize money is adjusted for the whole event & is regularly increased. In 2015 , the players in singles competition pocket $3.3 million in males and female both category.
The actual prize money that is settled for the event this year is ($44 million) which will be distributed among the players who participates in the event. So Total pool of US Open Tennis Prize Money for 2016 grand slam has increased to $44 million. Where the winners of mens & Womens singles draw will take home a record $3.8 million while there is 10.5% increase for each round payout in singles while 12.5% increase in mens and women doubles with respect to last year i.e. 2015. Let’s check out the detailed breakdown below.
Detailed break-down of the 2016 US Open Prize Money
This year the prize amount is divided evenly among the various categories as given below.
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In last year’s tournament i.e. US Open 2015 total prize money was increased by 10.5 percent to a record $42,253,400, which potentially could reach almost 45 million dollars, as the top three finishers in the Emirates Airline US Open Series may earn up an additional $2.625 million in bonus money at the US Open.There is not much of any official updates regarding how much the prize money will increase year 2016 , but once there is any news about the prize fund which will be suggest for the US Open 2016 it will be updated here. Its the second most expensive grand slam event that held each year in tennis .