The following is a list of the prize money that men tennis players earned at the 2014 Western & Southern Open, which is taking place from August 11-17, 2014, on the outdoor hard courts at the Linder Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio.
I've also listed how much the prize money has increased for each round over last year. As you can see below, the Western & Southern Open must doing pretty well, as the prize money has increased by substantial amounts for every round for men tennis players in 2014.
The overall prize money for the men this year is $4 million. All prize money shown below is not cumulative. Players only earn the amounts shown for the last round they advance to.
Western & Southern Open 2014 prize money for men tennis players
- Winner - $638,850
The winner of the 2014 Southern & Western Open will earn $638,850. That is up 9.4% over the $583,800 that Rafael Nadal earned last year when he won the tournament.
- Runner-up - $313,240
The runner-up in 2014 will earn $313,240. Up 9.4% over the $286,240 that John Isner earned with his runner-up finish last year.
- Semis - $157,645
The two losing semifinal players will each earn$157,645. Up 9.4% over $144,060 last year.
- Quarterfinals - $80,165
Reaching the quarters was worth $80,165 in 2014. Up 9.4% over $73,255 last year.
- Third round - $41,625
Making the third round was worth $41,625 this year. Up 9.4% over $38,040 last year.
- Second round - $21,945
First round winners who lost in the second round each earned $21,945 in 2014. Up 9.4% over $20,055 last year.
- First round - $11,850
Just showing up for the first round was worth $11,850 this year. Up 9.4% from $10,830 last year.