Wimbledon Prize Money 2020 – History & Complete Breakdown

Complete History and Break Down of Wimbledon Prize Money

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. Every year administration announces prize money for the Wimbledon championship, but unfortunately in the year 2020, it could not happen.

But the good news is that management will distribute insurance cover in case of cancellation to players in lieu of 2020 Championship.

The Wimbledon 2020 was scheduled from Monday 29 June – 12 July 2020 Sunday this year under ALETC.

CoronaVirus Update about Wimbledon 2020 Prize Money and Its Break Down

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 Championships Prize Money 2020

There is good news after the cancellation of the event due to the Covid-19 pandemic. AELTC has shown responsibility and kindness gestures for players who rely heavily on this championship.

It will distribute the amount of  £10 Million insurance cover among 620 players who would have taken part in the canceled event.

Prize money will be distributed to those whose ranking would have enabled them for direct entry into the 2020 edition by acceptance in main draws or qualifying events.

Break Down of Insurance Cover for the Year 2020

Following Prize money breakdown has been planed based on world rankings for those players who would have competed.

  • 256 Players of Main Draws Singles – Each player will receive £25,000
  • 224 Players of Singles Qualifying – Each player will receive £12,500
  • 120 Players of Main Draws Doubles– Each player will receive £6,250
  • 16 Players of Wheelchair Events– Each player will receive £6,000
  • 120 Players of Quad Wheelchair– Each player will receive £5,000

Note: Players will receive only one event payment.

Wimbledon Prize Money For 2021

The 134th edition of the Wimbledon championship is scheduled from 28 June TO 11 July 2021. The administration has yet to announce the prize money officially. Keep visiting we’ll keep you update.

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 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 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). So keep your hopes up for the 2021.

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 need 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 Overall Prize Money Table

Gentlemen’s and Ladies Doubles – 2019

Mixed Doubles – 2019

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.

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