The following is a list of the prize money that tennis players can win playing in doubles matches at the 2013 French Open at Roland Garros in Paris, France. The French Open is one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments held annually, and it is an extremely prestigious tournament for any and all tennis players to win.
A total of roughly $4.8 million is up for grabs for tennis players in the doubles competitions at the 2013 French Open. That is up about 11% from what the doubles players earned at the 2012 French Open. A large increase, but well below the increase in prize money for singles players at Roland Garros this year.
The men and the women are paid equal amounts in the doubles competitions at Roland Garros. All prize money shown is what teams earn, so it has to be split to show what each individual player earns.
The prize money shown is not cumulative, meaning each team gets just the amount shown for the round advanced to. All amounts shown have been converted to US dollars from euros at the current exchange rate.
Prize money for doubles players at 2013 French Open at Roland Garros
- Winners – $464,112
The two teams that win the doubles competitions at the 2013 French Open, one team of two women and one team of two men, will each win $464,112. That is up roughly 6% from the $438,328 that Max Mirnyi and Daniel Nestor, and Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci, each split for winning the doubles competitions in the 2012 French Open.
Each winning player in the doubles competition this year will take home $232,056 per player. The money for each winning team has be split among the two players on the winning doubles teams.
- Runners-Up – $232,056
The two runners-up teams will each get $232,056, or $116,028 per player, in 2013. That is up roughly 6% from the $219,164 each runner-up team earned in 2012.
- Semifinalists – $116,028
The semifinalist teams will each split $116,028, so each player will earn $58,014. That is up 5.6% from the $109,852 each semifinalist team won in at the 2012 French Open.
- Quarter-finalists – $64,460
Each quarter-finalist team gets $64,460 to split at the 2013 French Open, or $32,230 per player. That is up over 16% from the $55,436 each team got in 2012.
- Third Round – $36,098
Up 21.7% from the $29,652 each team earned in 2012.
- Second Round – $19,338
Teams advancing to the second round in doubles play will earn $19,338 in 2013. Up 25% from the $15,470 paid out in 2012.
- First Round – $10,314
Just for showing up to play in the first round of the doubles competition is worth $10,314 to each team, or $5,157 per player in 2013 at Roland Garros. That is the same pay the players earned in the first round in 2012.
Prize money for Mixed Doubles players at 2013 French Open at Roland Garros
- Winners – $135,336
The winning team in mixed doubles at 2013 French Open will earn $135,336, or $67,668 per player. That is up 5% from last year.
- Runners-Up – $68,328
The runner-up team will earn $68,328, or $34,164 each. Up 6% from 2012.
- Semifinalists – $34,164
Semifinalists teams in mixed doubles earn $34,164 per team, or $17,082 per player. Up 6% from 2012.
- Quarter-Finalists – $16,760
A total of $8,380 per player. No change from 2012.
- Second Round – $9,024
A total of $4,512 per player. No change from 2012.
- First Round – $4,512
Each player in mixed doubles play gets $2,256 just for showing up to play in a first round match. The same pay as 2012.