WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONS TO GET $2.9M CASH PRIZE

WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONS TO GET $2.9M CASH PRIZE

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WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONS TO GET $2.9M CASH PRIZE

– Wimbledon’s prize money for winners jacked by 6.4%

– Season’s third slam starts June 27

WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONS TO GET $2.9M CASH PRIZE
Serena Williams lifts Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONS TO GET $2.9M CASH PRIZE

A recent report by CNN has revealed that world’s leading tennis players will compete for a plenteous $2.9 million after Wimbledon hiked its top prize ahead of the prestigious grass-court tournament.

Last year at the tournament’s grand finale in which Serena Williams and Djokovic won in both the women’s and men’s categories respectively, the winners had gone home with $2.75 million each.

With the prize having now been up to $2.9 million, both world champions have been tipped to win the prize money yet again.

Wimbledon, whose total prize fund has been increased by 5% to $41.1 million, is the second-most lucrative grand slam in the calendar.

The U.S. Open leads the way, with each winner taking home $3.3 million. In contrast, the winners of the Australian Open net $2.98 million, and the French Open rewards winners with $2.26 million.

WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONS TO GET $2.9M CASH PRIZE

WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONS TO GET $2.9M CASH PRIZE

Wimbledon also announced it will be unveiling increased anti-doping measures as well as stricter monitoring and analysis

The season’s third of four grand slam tournaments will also significantly boost total prize money for wheelchair players to $292,500 up from $93,600 last year.

WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONS TO GET $2.9M CASH PRIZE

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