2021 US Open Prize Money. Men's / Women's Singles (per player) Totals. Winner. $2,500,000. Runner-Up. 1,250,000. Semifinalists. 675,000.
The two 2021 US Open women’s singles finalists will have similar newfound opportunities after depositing the biggest paychecks of their young careers. The winner of the first all-teenager US Open final in 22 years will receive $2.5 million, the finalist $1.25 million.
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The 2021 US Open Qualifying Tournament will now offer nearly $6 million in prize money, a 66% increase over 2019 (the last time US Open Qualifying was held). Additionally, the first-round main-draw prize money is now $75,000, a 23% increase over last year. To achieve these numbers, the players and Tour management agreed to decrease the singles champion’s prize from its previous $3 million to $2.5 million.
There is a total purse of a record $57.5 million that will be awarded at this year's event, according to the U.S. Open website, with the majority going to men's and women's singles players.
The US Open's total prize money in 2021 is set at a record $57.5 million, which is $300,000 more than the pre-pandemic total of $57.2 million in 2019. Last year's tournament was decreased to $53.4...
The 2021 US Open prize money has hit a record $57.5 million (£41.8m) with players who lose in the earlier rounds and qualifiers receiving a big financial shot in the arm. © PA Images US Open ...
The 2021 US Open Tennis sets a new record in terms of prize money. The total prize money for the US Open tournament is $57.5 million which surpasses the previous high of $57.24 in 2019. However, the prize money in 2020 was $53.4 million due to Covid-19 pandemic.