The following is a list of the prize money up for grabs for men and women singles tennis players at the 2014 French Open, which is being played from May 28th to June 8, 2014, at Roland Garros Stadium in Paris, France.
The French Open, which is often simply called Roland Garros, is one of the four major tournaments in tennis that is played annually. Winning the French Open is a major achievement for any tennis player, and as you can see below, winning at Roland Garros is also a great boon for anyone's bank account too.
The prize money at the 2014 French Open is the same for both men and women singles players. All prize money shown is not cumulative, players only earn the payouts for the last round they advance to,
All prize money shown has been converted from euros to dollars at the current exchange rate. The total prize money up for grabs for tennis players at the 2014 French Open is $33.4 million, with about $27 million of that money going to men and women singles players.
The 2014 French Open is also distributing about $1.5 million in per diem allowances to cover travel, hotel and food expenses for the players. Including the per deim money, the French Open is paying out 13.5% more money to tennis players in 2014 than the tournament did in 2013.
2014 French Open prize money for men and women singles players in tennis
- Winners - $2.3 million
The men's and women's winners at the 2014 French Open will each earn a very cool $2.3 million. That is up 10% from the $2.1 million that Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams each earned when they won the 2013 French Open last year.
- Runners-Up - $1.15 million
The two runners-up will each earn a not too shabby $1.15 million at the 2014 French Open. That is also up 10% from the $1.045 million that David Ferrer and Maria Sharapova each earned here in 2013 with their runner-up finishes in singles play.
- Semifinalists - $574,695
Semifinalists at the 2014 French Open will each earn $574,695. That is up 10% from 2013.
- Quarter-finalists - $306,504
Quarter-finalists at the 2014 French Open will each earn $306,504, up 15.79% from $264,708 in 2013.
- Fourth Round - $174,150
Players making it to the fourth round will each earn $174,150. That is up 25% from $139,320 last year.
- Third Round - $100,310
Singles players advancing to the third round will each earn $100,310. Up 20% from last year ($83,592).
- Second Round - $58,514
Players who advance to the second round of the 2014 French Open will each earn $58,514. Up 20% for last year ($48,762).
- First Round - $33,437
Just for showing up to play in the first round of the 2014 French Open is worth $33,437 for each singles player. Up 14.3% from last year ($29,257).
Payouts at the 2014 French Open for qualifiers
- First Round - $3,831
First round qualifiers who lose will each earn $3,831 at the 2014 French Open. Up 10% from last year.
- Second Round - $7,663
Players who lose in the second round qualifiers will each earn $7,663 in 2014. Up 10% from last year.
- Third Round - $15,325
Third round losers in the qualifiers will each earn $15,325 this year. Up 10% from last year.
Players who win in all three qualifying rounds advance to the main draw, where they are guaranteed to earn at least $33,437, the amount players get just for showing up in the first round of the main draw.