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The prize Fund of the US Open championship (US Open) will be a record in the history of tennis. This was reported on the website of the tournament.
Participants will compete for USD 57 million. The winners of the women’s and men’s singles in the tournament will receive a $ 3.38 million, Champions in doubles — at 740 thousand. Compared to last season, prize money US Open increased by eight percent.
The tournament will be held in new York from 26 August to 8 September. Among men, the current winner is the Serbian Novak Djokovic, the women representing Japan Naomi Osaka.
The prize Fund of Wimbledon, which ended on July 14 in London, was 38 million pounds (47.5 million dollars). Victory in the men’s singles was also won by Djokovic, in women, the strongest was Romanian Simona Halep.
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