The Championships, Wimbledon is the biggest Grand Slam calendar event. It is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and considered the most prestigious event. The Wimbledon 2020 is going to be held from Monday 29 June – 12 July 2020 Sunday this year under All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.
CoronaVirus Update about Wimbledon 2020
The CoronaVirus or COVID-19 has devastated public health in the whole world. Educational institutions have been closed and Many events along with tennis events have been postponed. Wimbledon 2020 administration has canceled the event as stated below. It is the first Grand Slam event devastated by COVID-19.
Wimbledon Prize Money 2020
The Championships, Wimbledon is played on outdoor grass courts. This Grand Slam event starts every year in the ending week of June and ends in the next two weeks till July.
In Wimbledon Championship 2020 both the men and women winners have the chance to earn more than $3 million. In the last Wimbledon Championship 2019, both the men’s winner Novak Djokovic and women’s winner Simona Halep grasped almost $2,983,750.00 million in their prize money.
The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club fixed £38 million ($49.4 million USD) prize money for the 2019 championship, and that is 11.76% more than as was fixed in the 2018 Wimbledon Championship which is £34 million ($44.2 million USD).
The amount of Prize money has been raised many times in the last many years, so let’s discuss the overall prize money history.
History of Wimbledon Championship Prize Money From 2005 to 2019
The Wimbledon Prize Money is changing year by year because the players needs the incentive to play and travel to foreign. Here is the detail of prize money from Winners to Round 1 player from 2005 to 2019 Wimbledon Championships in Pounds( £ ) and Dollars.
2019 Prize Money Table
2018 Prize Money Table
2017 Prize Money Table
2016 Prize Money Table
2015 Prize Money Table
2014 Prize Money Table
2013 Prize Money Table
2012 Prize Money Table
2011 Prize Money Table
2010 Prize Money Table
2009 Prize Money Table
2008 Prize Money Table
2007 Prize Money Table
2006 Prize Money Table
2005 Prize Money Table
In the past prize money was announced separately for women and men. And this rule vanished after the 2005 Wimbledon Championship.