The following is the prize money that tennis players can win in singles matches at the 2013 French Open played at Roland Garros in Paris, France. The French Open is one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, and is a coveted win for any and all tennis players.
Roughly $16 million in prize money is up for grabs for singles players at the 2013 French Open. That is up a little over 22% from the prize money tennis players earned playing singles matches at the French Open in 2012.
The men and the women are on par at the French Open, meaning the prize money is the same for both the men and the women. All money shown has been converted from euros to dollars based upon the latest exchange rate of 1.29 euros for each dollar.
The money is not cumulative, meaning each player gets just the amount shown for the round advanced to.
Prize money for tennis players at 2013 French Open at Roland Garros
- Winners – $1.94 million
The two winners of the singles titles at the French Open, women and men, will each receive $1.94 million. That is up 20% from the $1.62 million that Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova each collected for winning the French Open in 2012.
- Runners-Up – $971,000
The two runners-up at Roland Garros will each take home $971,000 in earnings. That is also up 20% from the $809,000 that Novak Djokovic and Sara Errani earned in 2012 as the runners-up.
- Semifinalists – $485,000
The four semifinalists will each earn $485,000. Up 21% from the $4101,000 paid out in 2012.
- Quarter-finalists – $246,000
Up 22.3% from $201,000 in 2012.
- Fourth Round – $130,000
Up 25% from $104,000 in 2012.
- Third Round – $77,670
Up 28% from $60,842 in 2012.
- Second Round – $45,308
Up 25% from $36,246 in 2012.
- First Round – $27,815
Players who simply show up to play in the first round earn $27,815 in prize money. That is up 19% from $23,301 in 2012.
Prize money for qualifiers at 2013 French Open at Roland Garros
This is the prize money that players who play in qualifiers to earn a way into the French Open were paid in 2013.
- First Round Loser – $3,236
Just for showing up to play in a qualifier earned a player $3,236 in 2013. That is the same amount paid out in 2012.
- Second Round Loser – $6,473
Winners of first round qualifiers earned $6,473 in 2013. Up slightly from the $5,825 paid out in 2012.
- Third Round Loser – $12,945
Second round winners who lost in the third round won $12,945. Up 11.1% from $11,651 in 2012.
Players who won third round qualifying matches are guaranteed to earn at least the $27,815 paid out to players who lose in the first round of the tournament in 2013.