As action concludes at the 2022 U.S. Open this weekend, players are set to receive a record-breaking amount of prize money.
The total compensation for this year's Grand Slam is $60 million for the first time in the tournament's history, surpassing last year's total of $57.5 million.
In the women's final, No. 1 Iga Swiatek and No. 5 Ons Jabeur will be battling it out on Saturday afternoon for a hefty check worth $2.6 million, an increase from last year's $2.5 million.
In the men's semifinals, No. 5 Casper Ruud and No. 27 Karen Khachanov will face off for a spot in Sunday's final against the winner of No. 3 Carlos Alcaraz and No. 22 Frances Tiafoe.
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Ahead of the final weekend, here's how much players have been earning each round and what the champions get to collect at the 2022 U.S. Open:
How much does the U.S. Open singles winner get overall?
The singles champion, both men and women, will receive $2.6 million.
How much do players earn per round in singles at the U.S. Open 2022?
Here is the prize money for men and women in singles at the 2022 U.S. Open:
|Runner Up||$1.3 million|
How much do players earn per round in doubles at the U.S. Open 2022?
Here is the prize money for men and women in doubles at the 2022 U.S. Open:
How has the U.S. Open prize money changed over the years?
For the most part, the total prize money at the U.S. Open has steadily increased over the years.
In 1968, at the beginning of the Open Era, the total purse at the Grand Slam was $26,150. Every decade since then, the earnings have significantly increased.
Here is a breakdown of the total U.S. Open prize money in singles by decade: