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U.S. Open champs to earn $2.6M, total purse up to $60M

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Sep 11, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Emma Raducanu of Great Britain celebrates with the championship trophy after her match against Leylah Fernandez of Canada (not pictured) in the women's singles final on day thirteen of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

The 2022 U.S. Open will feature a record $60 million prize pool, including $2.6 million to the men’s and women’s singles champions.

The total breaks the previous record of $57.5 million in 2021.

Runners-up in the singles competition will earn $1.3 million, with $705,000 for semifinalists and $445,000 for the quarterfinalists.

In doubles, each championship team will take home $688,000, with $344,000 going to the second-place pairings.

The season’s final Grand Slam event runs from Aug. 29 to Sept. 11 in New York City. Russia’s Daniil Medvedev and Britain’s Emma Raducanu are the defending champions.

–Field Level Media