USTA Increases Total U.S. Open Purse By $4M To A Record $38.3M
The USTA today announced that the total purse for the '14 U.S. Open will increase by $4M, an 11.7% increase from the '13 tournament, which brings the total prize money to a record $38.3M. Both the men's and women's singles champions will earn $3M, a record for the tournament. Each round of the singles competition will see double-digit percentage increases over last year's record payouts. Men's and women's doubles champions will earn $520,000, another U.S. Open record (USTA).