US Open champs to slot $2.8m

Serena Williams US Open tennis 2012

Serena Williams celebrates compare indicate after defeating Victoria Azarenka to win a women’s singles pretension during a 2012 US Open during Flushing Meadows, New York. Picture: Getty
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THE 2013 US Open singles champions will acquire a record $US2.6 million ($2.88 million) every this year.


A actor who loses in a initial turn of singles during Flushing Meadows will make $US32,000 ($35,473), a burst of 39 percent from final year’s $US23,000. ($25,496)

Players who exit in a second turn will get $US53,000 ($58,752), a arise of 43 per cent.

Last year’s singles champions, Serena Williams and Andy Murray, won $US1.9 million ($2.11 million) each.

The sum payout, including per diems for players, will be $US34.3 million ($38.02 million), adult from $US25.5 million ($28.27 million) in 2012.

Play starts during a US Open on Aug 26.

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