Viking Classic, Birmingham Prize Money 2021

The Birmingham Classic, currently known as the Viking Classic due to sponsorship reasons, is a WTA 250 event that takes place on the grass courts of the Edgbaston Priory Club.

Held at this location since 1982, the tournament attracts several top players seeking some grass-court experience ahead of Wimbledon, and the total prize money on offer in 2021 is $235,238, which is down -76.62% compared to 2019.

The champion in Birmingham will capture $29,800 in prize money, a drop of -83.09% compared to what Ash Barty received when she won the title in 2019.

The runner up sees a similar -82.52% compared to two years ago will receive a cheque for $16,398. The only round to buck the trend are first-round losers in qualifying who will get $1,270, a small 4.96% rise vs 2019, albeit in a smaller qualifying draw.

You can see a full breakdown of prize money for both singles and doubles at this years WTA 250 in Birmingham in the tables below.

Prize Money Breakdown for the Birmingham Classic 2021

The below tables give you a full breakdown of prize money for the WTA 250 event in Birmingham this year.

The USD amounts have been converted to Euros and GBP to compare European and British readers. The USD rate is 1 EURO = 1.24 USD which is the formula the WTA uses. GBP is at the mid-market exchange rate.

You can also see the % change from the prize money offered in 2019.

Singles

2021 Prize Money $ USD Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2019
Winner $29,800 £24,610 $24,032 -83.09%
Runner-up $16,398 £13,542 $13,224 -82.52%
Semifinal $10,100 £8,341 $8,145 -79.83%
Quarterfinal $5,800 £4,790 $4,677 -78.43%
Round 2 $3,675 £3,035 $2,964 -74.45%
Round 1 $2,675 £2,209 $2,157 -61.32%
Q2 $1,950 £1,610 $1,573 -10.76%
Q1 $1,270 £1,049 $1,024 4.96%

Doubles

2021 Prize Money $ USD Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2019
Winner $10,300 £12,472 €8,306 -81.3%
Runner-up $6,000 £7,265 €4,839 -79.6%
Semifinal $3,800 £4,601 €3,065 -76.3%
Quarterfinal $2,300 £2,785 €1,855 -71.8%
Round 1 $1,750 £2,119 €1,411 -60.5%

Birmingham Classic Total Prize Money History Since 2000

Year Total Prize Money % Change
2021 $235,238 -76.62%
2020 N/A  
2019 $1,006,263 15.53%
2018 $871,028 -1.58%
2017 $885,040 4.61%
2016 $846,000 15.73%
2015 $731,000 2.96%
2014 $710,000 202.13%
2013 $235,000 6.82%
2012 $220,000 0.00%
2011 $220,000 0.00%
2010 $220,000 0.00%
2009 $220,000 10.00%
2008 $200,000 0.00%
2007 $200,000 0.00%
2006 $200,000 0.00%
2005 $200,000 17.65%
2004 $170,000 0.00%
2003 $170,000 0.00%
2002 $170,000 0.00%
2001 $170,000 0.00%
2000 $170,000  

Historical WTA Birmingham Classic Prize Money Breakdown From 2000 to 2019

2019

2019 Prize Money $ USD Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2018
Winner $176,215 £138,542 €154,702 8.1%
Runner-up $93,830 £73,770 €82,375 8.0%
Semifinal $50,080 £39,373 €43,966 8.1%
Quarterfinal $26,885 £21,137 €23,603 8.1%
Round 2 $14,385 £11,310 €12,629 8.1%
Round 1 $6,915 £5,437 €6,071 8.1%
Q3 $4,095 £3,220 €3,595 8.0%
Q2 $2,185 £1,718 €1,918 8.1%
Q1 $1,210 £951 €1,062 7.8%

2018

2018 Prize Money $ USD Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2017
Winner $163,085 £128,219 €143,175 6.2%
Runner-up $86,840 £68,275 €76,238 6.2%
Semifinal $46,345 £36,437 €40,687 6.2%
Quarterfinal $24,880 £19,561 €21,843 6.2%
Round 2 $13,311 £10,465 €11,686 6.2%
Round 1 $6,398 £5,030 €5,617 6.2%
Q3 $3,791 £2,981 €3,328 6.2%
Q2 $2,021 £1,589 €1,774 6.2%
Q1 $1,122 £882 €985 6.3%

2017

2017 Prize Money $ USD Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2016
Winner $153,515 £120,695 €134,773 5.0%
Runner-up $81,745 £64,269 €71,765 5.0%
Semifinal $43,628 £34,301 €38,302 5.0%
Quarterfinal $23,420 £18,413 €20,561 5.0%
Round 2 $12,530 £9,851 €11,000 5.0%
Round 1 $6,023 £4,735 €5,288 5.0%
Q3 $3,569 £2,806 €3,133 5.0%
Q2 $1,903 £1,496 €1,671 4.8%
Q1 $1,056 £830 €927 5.1%

2016

2016 Prize Money $ USD Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2015
Winner $146,200 £114,944 €128,351 17.9%
Runner-up $77,850 £61,207 €68,346 18.0%
Semifinal $41,555 £32,671 €36,482 27.8%
Quarterfinal $22,310 £17,540 €19,586 33.4%
Round 2 $11,930 £9,380 €10,474 168.7%
Round 1 $5,735 £4,509 €5,035 151.5%
Q3 $3,400 £2,673 €2,985  
Q2 $1,815 £1,427 €1,593 75.4%
Q1 $1,005 £790 €882 62.1%

2015

2015 Prize Money $ USD Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2014
Winner $124,000 £97,490 €108,862 3.3%
Runner-up $66,000 £51,890 €57,942 3.1%
Semifinal $32,525 £25,572 €28,554 3.2%
Quarterfinal $16,725 £13,149 €14,683 3.2%
Round 3 $8,670 £6,816 €7,612 3.2%
Round 2 $4,440 £3,491 €3,898 3.3%
Round 1 $2,280 £1,793 €2,002 3.6%
Q2 $1,035 £814 €909 3.5%
Q1 $620 £487 €544 3.3%

2014

2014 Prize Money $ USD Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2013
Winner $120,000 £94,345 €105,350 200.0%
Runner-up $64,000 £50,318 €56,187 220.0%
Semifinal $31,510 £24,774 €27,663 198.2%
Quarterfinal $16,200 £12,737 €14,222 205.7%
Round 3 $8,400 £6,604 €7,374 205.5%
Round 2 $4,300 £3,381 €3,775 202.8%
Round 1 $2,200 £1,730 €1,931 193.3%
Q2 $1,000 £786 €878 100.0%
Q1 $600 £472 €527 100.0%

2013

2013 Prize Money $ USD Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2012
Winner $40,000 £31,448 €35,117 8.1%
Runner-up $20,000 £15,724 €17,558 5.3%
Semifinal $10,565 £8,306 €9,275 5.7%
Quarterfinal $5,300 £4,167 €4,653 6.0%
Round 3 $2,750 £2,162 €2,414 5.8%
Round 2 $1,420 £1,116 €1,247 5.2%
Round 1 $750 £590 €658 7.1%
Q2 $500 £393 €439 38.9%
Q1 $300 £236 €263 57.9%

2012

2012 Prize Money $ USD Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2011
Winner $37,000 £29,090 €32,483 0.0%
Runner-up $19,000 £14,938 €16,680 0.0%
Semifinal $10,000 £7,862 €8,779 0.0%
Quarterfinal $5,000 £3,931 €4,390 0.0%
Round 3 $2,600 £2,044 €2,283 0.0%
Round 2 $1,350 £1,061 €1,185 0.0%
Round 1 $700 £550 €615 0.0%
Q2 $360 £283 €316 0.0%
Q1 $190 £149 €167 0.0%

2011

2011 Prize Money $ USD Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2010
Winner $37,000 £29,090 €32,483 0.0%
Runner-up $19,000 £14,938 €16,680 0.0%
Semifinal $10,000 £7,862 €8,779 0.0%
Quarterfinal $5,000 £3,931 €4,390 0.0%
Round 3 $2,600 £2,044 €2,283 0.0%
Round 2 $1,350 £1,061 €1,185 0.0%
Round 1 $700 £550 €615 0.0%
Q2 $360 £283 €316 0.0%
Q1 $190 £149 €167 0.0%

2010

2010 Prize Money $ USD Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2009
Winner $37,000 £29,090 €32,483 0.0%
Runner-up $19,000 £14,938 €16,680 0.0%
Semifinal $10,000 £7,862 €8,779 0.0%
Quarterfinal $5,000 £3,931 €4,390 0.0%
Round 3 $2,600 £2,044 €2,283 0.0%
Round 2 $1,350 £1,061 €1,185 0.0%
Round 1 $700 £550 €615 0.0%
Q2 $360 £283 €316 0.0%
Q1 $190 £149 €167 0.0%

2009

2009 Prize Money $ USD Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2008
Winner $37,000 £29,090 €32,483 19.4%
Runner-up $19,000 £14,938 €16,680 18.8%
Semifinal $10,000 £7,862 €8,779 21.7%
Quarterfinal $5,000 £3,931 €4,390 18.2%
Round 3 $2,600 £2,044 €2,283 19.3%
Round 2 $1,350 £1,061 €1,185 20.0%
Round 1 $700 £550 €615 20.7%
Q2 $360 £283 €316 20.0%
Q1 $190 £149 €167 22.6%

2008

2008 Prize Money $ USD Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2007
Winner $31,000 £24,373 €27,215 8.2%
Runner-up $16,000 £12,579 €14,047 8.2%
Semifinal $8,220 £6,463 €7,216 8.2%
Quarterfinal $4,230 £3,326 €3,714 8.2%
Round 3 $2,180 £1,714 €1,914 8.5%
Round 2 $1,125 £884 €988 8.7%
Round 1 $580 £456 €509 7.4%
Q2 $300 £236 €263 7.1%
Q1 $155 £122 €136 6.9%

2007

2007 Prize Money $ USD Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2006
Winner $28,650 £22,525 €25,152 -7.6%
Runner-up $14,790 £11,628 €12,984 -7.6%
Semifinal $7,600 £5,975 €6,672 -7.5%
Quarterfinal $3,910 £3,074 €3,433 -7.6%
Round 3 $2,010 £1,580 €1,765 -7.8%
Round 2 $1,035 £814 €909 -8.0%
Round 1 $540 £425 €474 -6.9%
Q2 $280 £220 €246 -6.7%
Q1 $145 £114 €127 -6.5%

2006

2006 Prize Money $ USD Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2005
Winner $31,000 £24,373 €27,215 0.0%
Runner-up $16,000 £12,579 €14,047 0.0%
Semifinal $8,220 £6,463 €7,216 0.0%
Quarterfinal $4,230 £3,326 €3,714 0.0%
Round 3 $2,180 £1,714 €1,914 0.0%
Round 2 $1,125 £884 €988 0.0%
Round 1 $580 £456 €509 0.0%
Q2 $300 £236 €263 0.0%
Q1 $155 £122 €136 0.0%

2005

2005 Prize Money $ USD Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2004
Winner $31,000 £24,373 €27,215 14.8%
Runner-up $16,000 £12,579 €14,047 14.3%
Semifinal $8,220 £6,463 €7,216 14.2%
Quarterfinal $4,230 £3,326 €3,714 14.3%
Round 3 $2,180 £1,714 €1,914 14.7%
Round 2 $1,125 £884 €988 12.5%
Round 1 $580 £456 €509 11.5%
Q2 $300 £236 €263 13.2%
Q1 $155 £122 €136 3.3%

2004

2004 Prize Money $ USD Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2003
Winner $27,000 £21,228 €23,704 0.0%
Runner-up $14,000 £11,007 €12,291 0.0%
Semifinal $7,200 £5,661 €6,321 0.0%
Quarterfinal $3,700 £2,909 €3,248 0.0%
Round 3 $1,900 £1,494 €1,668 0.0%
Round 2 $1,000 £786 €878 0.0%
Round 1 $520 £409 €457 0.0%
Q2 $265 £208 €233 0.0%
Q1 $150 £118 €132 0.0%

2003

2003 Prize Money $ USD Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2002
Winner $27,000 £21,228 €23,704 0.0%
Runner-up $14,000 £11,007 €12,291 0.0%
Semifinal $7,200 £5,661 €6,321 0.0%
Quarterfinal $3,700 £2,909 €3,248 0.0%
Round 3 $1,900 £1,494 €1,668 0.0%
Round 2 $1,000 £786 €878 0.0%
Round 1 $520 £409 €457 0.0%
Q2 $265 £208 €233 0.0%
Q1 $150 £118 €132 0.0%

2002

2002 Prize Money $ USD Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2001
Winner $27,000 £21,228 €23,704 0.0%
Runner-up $14,000 £11,007 €12,291 0.0%
Semifinal $7,200 £5,661 €6,321 2.9%
Quarterfinal $3,700 £2,909 €3,248 2.8%
Round 3 $1,900 £1,494 €1,668 5.6%
Round 2 $1,000 £786 €878 5.3%
Round 1 $520 £409 €457 4.0%
Q2 $265 £208 €233 6.0%
Q1 $150 £118 €132 0.0%

2001

2001 Prize Money $ USD Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2000
Winner $27,000 £21,228 €23,704 0.0%
Runner-up $14,000 £11,007 €12,291 7.7%
Semifinal $7,000 £5,503 €6,145 7.7%
Quarterfinal $3,600 £2,830 €3,160 9.1%
Round 3 $1,800 £1,415 €1,580 9.1%
Round 2 $950 £747 €834 0.0%
Round 1 $500 £393 €439 -13.0%
Q2 $250 £197 €219 -16.7%
Q1 $150 £118 €132 -25.0%

2000

2000 Prize Money $ USD Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money € EUR
Winner $27,000 £21,228 €23,704
Runner-up $13,000 £10,221 €11,413
Semifinal $6,500 £5,110 €5,706
Quarterfinal $3,300 £2,594 €2,897
Round 3 $1,650 £1,297 €1,449
Round 2 $950 £747 €834
Round 1 $575 £452 €505
Q2 $300 £236 €263
Q1 $200 £157 €176
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