Running from August 28th to September 10th, the 2023 US Open should once again be a spectacle as the final Grand Slam of the season, and in 2023, it will offer $65 million in prize money to all players, along with 2000 points to singles champions.
This year, is also the 50th edition of the US Open when the even offers equal prize money, the journey which began in 1973. In the earlier years, both the men's and women's singles champions walked away with $25,000 each, competing for total purses of $100,000.
It was during this time, in a revolutionary move, that the US Open became the first Grand Slam to offer equal prize money to men and women. Now, 50 years later, champions of the main draw singles walk away with an impressive $3 million, which is a considerable 15% hike from last year's $2.6 million that Carlos Alcaraz and Iga Swiatek clinched.
Along with the defending champions, many other players will compete for their share of prize money, but also points. On the ATP entry list, the likes of Novak Djokovic, Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, and Holger Rune stand out.
On the other hand, players competing in the WTA tournament include Aryna Sabalenka, Elena Rybakina, home players Jessica Pegula and Coco Gauff, but also Caroline Wozniacki, who recently made a sensational return to tennis.
Delving deeper into the breakdown of the prize money for the 2023 US Open, there's a notable progression in prize money as players advance through the rounds. From the initial rounds, where the players in the round of 128 receive $81,500 and 10 points, there's a steady ascent to the champion's hefty prize.
With each round, the prize money rewarded to men and women stays the same, however, points are different as ATP and WTA have different structures of awarding points. For making it to the second round, men will get 45 points, while women will be awarded with 70 points, with both getting $123,000.
For the third-round appearance, players will get 90 ATP points, or 130 WTA points, and $191,000, while those that make it to the fourth round will get 180 ATP points, or 240 WTA points, and $284,000.
All quarterfinalists will earn nearly half a million, with a $455,000 pay-check, and men will also get 360 points, while women will get 430 points. The semifinalists at the 2023 US Open will get 720 ATP points, or 780 WTA points, and $775,000.
Naturally, the biggest reward comes in the final of the event. While the champions will both get $3,000,000 and 2000 points, the finalists will earn $1,500,000 and 1200 ATP points, or 1300 WTA points. To see the full prize money and points breakdown for the 2023 US Open, make sure to see it below.
2023 US Open ATP & WTA Prize Money & Points Overview:
|Round||ATP Points||WTA Points||Prize Money|
|Winner||2 000 points||2 000 points||$3,000,000|
|Finalist||1 200 points||1 300 points||$1,500,000|
|Semi-finalists||720 points||780 points||$775,000|
|Quarter-finalists||360 points||430 points||$455,000|
|4th round||180 points||240 points||$284,000|
|3rd round||90 points||130 points||$191,000|
|2nd round||45 points||70 points||$123,000|
|1st round||10 points||10 points||$81,500|