Wimbledon is one of the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournaments in the world, held at the All England club in Wimbledon, London since 1877. Wimbledon is one of the four grand slam tennis tournaments (others being French Open, Australian Open, US Open). Wimbledon is the only grand tournament that is still played on outdoor grass courts, a traditional tennis playing style.
Wimbledon 2022 prize money:
All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club has announced the prize money for Wimbledon 2022, the total purse payouts for the 2022 session has been decreased by 5 % to £35 million, a side effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, money will be divided amongst the both male and female winners of single and double categories equally.
the decrease in the total purse payout of the tournament has shown how this pandemic has effect the global sporting events.
Prize Money Breakdown:
How much money will the winner earn:
The winners of the Men’s and Women’s Single category will get £1.7 million, which is almost 28% less than the last year’s amount. Prize money for the Men’s and Women’s double’s category winner will be around £480,000, and the winners of Mixed Doubles will earn £100,000 per pair.