The FFT (The French Tennis Federation) is the organizer of the tournament has announced the French Open 2021 prize money. The total purse of Roland Garros is €34,367,216.
The champion will get €1,400,000 and runner up will take €750,000 to home from Paris in their purse. It should be known that they will get this money after -12.5% and -6.25% cut.
We have prepared a summary of Men’s, Women’s singles, doubles, mixed doubles, Girls, Boys, ladies, Gentlemen’s and Wheelchair events for your information.
Complete Break Down of French Open Prize Money 2021
Men’s and Women’s Singles
Men’s and Women’s Doubles
Men’s and Women’s Mixed Doubles
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Prize Money again has been dropped by 10.5% than last Year
The total prize money in 2020 was 38 Million Euros and Now in 2021 it is 38 Million Euros.
Despite the fact that the world is facing economic downfall due to Covid-19 since last year, The FFT announced that it will distribute £ 34 Million Euro prize money in total for the 2021 year edition.
Again the total prize money was decreased by 10.5 %, which is a significant cut in total of 20% since the last year. As it is expected that there will be less ticketing and merchandising revenue again due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation and restrictions.
French Open 2021 Schedule
The Roland Garros of 2021 is scheduled from Mon, 24 May – Sun – 13 June 2021.
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Low Ranked Players Will Get Similar Money in French Open than Top players
In last year the significant rise had been given to low ranked players who lost early (qualifying and main draw first round). As they were more affected due to pandemic.
Similarly, in current clay tournament they will get almost same money to help them fight against the Covid-19 economic downfall.
The majority of players in the qualifying rounds are most affected due to the suspension of tennis games during the Covid-19 outbreak. As this suspensions period lasts for 175+ days in last year and almost similar situation prevailed this year.
CornaVirus Update about French Open
Lets hope for the best in this edition for top players participation.
As in last year the following players (Men and Women) did not play the French Open 2020 due to the Coronavirus outbreak and some other reasons.
- Complete Break Down of French Open Prize Money 2021
- Men’s and Women’s Singles
- Men’s and Women’s Doubles
- Men’s and Women’s Mixed Doubles
- Prize Money again has been dropped by 10.5% than last Year
- Will There be Live Spectator Present in the Grounds?
- Men’s & Women’s Singles (2019)
- Gentlemen and Ladies Doubles (2019)
- Gentlemen and Ladies Mixed Doubles (2019)
- Wheelchair & Quad (2019)
Find down here more about below about court-by-court and day-by-day schedule. Further, we have added some useful tips for you to attend this event fo your ease.
Will There be Live Spectator Present in the Grounds?
Despite the fact that Corona cases are increasing, The French Federation for tennis has allowed hosting 50-60% of spectators/audiences. Which is limited due to Govt. instructions.
Since the international circuit restarted, Roland Garros will be the first tournament with the privilege of hosting an audienceBernard Giudicelli, President of French Tennis Federation
The administration has divided Roland Garros stadium into three following zones.
The Philippe Chatrier and the Suzanne Lenglen each court will host 5000 and Simone Matthieu court will host 1500 spectator according to their designated capacity. However, the Qualifying draws will be held without spectators.
Total Prize Money History of French Open (Year Wise)
The tournament was held at Roland Garros Stadium (Stade Roland Garros ) which is actually the second name of French Open tennis tournament, located in Paris, France.
The Total prize money of 2019 was €42,661,000. In the last year how much a professional got from this tournament, find a snippet, and the complete breakdown in below table.
It would be interesting to know about the previous 10 years’ history along with the % age of increment.
The last 10 years summary of French Open prize money in Dollars $ & Euros € is given below with an estimated increment of french open 2020’s edition.
|Year||Total Prize Money||Total Prize Money in $||% Change|
38 Million Euros
42 Million Euros
|$46,400,236||8. 84 %|
39 Million Euros
|$42,637,320||8. 88 %|
36 Million Euros
32 Million Euros
28 Million Euros
25 Million Euros
22 Million Euros
|$23,939,960||17. 53 %|
18.7 Million Euro
|$20,368,553||6. 84 %|
Note: Currency conversion prices are approximated on closing exchange rates on the Final date of the tournament.
French Open Prize Money 2020
It was £38 Million Euros or $44.6 Million US dollars in total last year 2020.
Men’s and Women’s Singles 2020
Men’s and Women’s Doubles 2020
French Open Prize Money 2019
The administration of the French Open tennis event is rising the prize money packages for players gradually year-by-year, as with the passage of time the interest of the public is also rising up in this historic tennis event especially since the last 10 years.
The prize money was increased by 10% From 2012 to 2017. In the last three years the prize money package decrease 1 to 2% from the past french open events.
In the past, different prize money was used to be announced both for men and women. Later on, when management noticed the keen interest of the public in the women matches, then it has been fixed the same.
Before the start of every upcoming french open tournament, the prize money becomes a hot debate for all tennis players, news, and fans.
Find and read full breakdown of the French Open prize money in 2019.
Men’s & Women’s Singles (2019)
Gentlemen and Ladies Doubles (2019)
Gentlemen and Ladies Mixed Doubles (2019)
Wheelchair & Quad (2019)
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