Wimbledon Prize Money 2019

The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club has raised the prize money for the 2019 Wimbledon Championships by 11.76% to an overall prize purse of £38 million ($49.4 million USD) up from the £34 million ($44.2 million USD in 2018.

In line with the three other grand slams, Wimbledon has boosted prize money significantly for early-round losers. Since 2011, the prize money for first-round losers has increased almost fourfold, from £11,500 to £45,000.

It is a clear demonstration, once again, of our continued commitment to do what we can for players for whom it will have the most impact. AELTC chairman Philip Brook

However, this idea isn't without its downsides as in recent years Wimbledon has been plagued by a number of players withdrawing during their first-round matches, in many cases only taking to court so they still receive their prize money.

Players who go into matches this year with a pre-existing injury run the risk of being fined up to 100 per cent of their prize money if the AELTC believe they should not have taken to the court.

The prize money boosts are also good news for any British players who receive a wildcard this year, even though it's highly unlikely any of them will make it out the first round they'll still be walking away with a lucrative five-figure payday which is often more than their entire career earnings.

Check out the full Wimbledon 2019 singles prize money break down below.

Prize Money Breakdown for Wimbledon 2019

2019 Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money $ USD Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2018
Winner £2,350,000 $2,983,748 €2,645,874.97 4.44%
Runner-up £1,175,000 $1,491,874 €1,322,937.48 4.44%
Semifinal £588,000 $746,572 €662,031.69 4.63%
Quarterfinal £294,000 $373,286 €331,015.85 4.63%
Round 4 £176,000 $223,464 €198,159.15 7.98%
Round 3 £111,000 $140,934 €124,975.37 11.00%
Round 2 £72,000 $91,417 €81,065.11 14.29%
Round 1 £45,000 $57,136 €50,665.69 15.38%

Wimbledon Total Prize Money History from 1968 to 2019

1968 was the first ever Wimbledon to offer prize money.

Year Total Wimbledon Prize Money % Change
2020    
2019 £38,000,000 11.76%
2018 £34,000,000 7.59%
2017 £31,600,000 12.46%
2016 £28,100,000 5.05%
2015 £26,750,000 7.00%
2014 £25,000,000 10.82%
2013 £22,560,000 40.47%
2012 £16,060,000 10.00%
2011 £14,600,000 6.38%
2010 £13,725,000 9.36%
2009 £12,550,000 6.25%
2008 £11,812,000 4.69%
2007 £11,282,710 8.69%
2006 £10,380,710 2.93%
2005 £10,085,510 3.90%
2004 £9,707,280 3.56%
2003 £9,373,990 6.22%
2002 £8,825,320 3.52%
2001 £8,525,280 5.82%
2000 £8,056,480 6.07%
1999 £7,595,330 5.38%
1998 £7,207,590 4.69%
1997 £6,884,952 6.48%
1996 £6,465,910 7.31%
1995 £6,025,550 6.04%
1994 £5,682,170 12.55%
1993 £5,048,450 14.30%
1992 £4,416,820 10.12%
1991 £4,010,970 5.01%
1990 £3,819,730 21.89%
1989 £3,133,749 19.97%
1988 £2,612,126 23.23%
1987 £2,119,780 0.00%
1986 £2,119,780 9.56%
1985 £1,934,760 32.35%
1984 £1,461,896 49.45%
1983 £978,211 64.86%
1982 £593,366 84.20%
1981 £322,136 9.77%
1980 £293,464 5.92%
1979 £277,066 -0.70%
1978 £279,023 25.38%
1977 £222,540 41.08%
1976 £157,740 37.31%
1975 £114,875 18.31%
1974 £97,100 85.31%
1973 £52,400 4.11%
1972 £50,330 33.18%
1971 £37,790 -9.27%
1970 £41,650 24.81%
1969 £33,370 27.61%
1968 £26,150  

Historical Wimbledon Prize Money Breakdown From Previous Years

Conversions to USD and Euro are based on the closing exchange price on the day of the final that year. So, for example, GBP : EURO at the close of play on Sunday 15th June 2018.

2019

2019 Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money $ USD Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2018
Winner £2,350,000 $2,983,748 €2,645,874.97 4.44%
Runner-up £1,175,000 $1,491,874 €1,322,937.48 4.44%
Semifinal £588,000 $746,572 €662,031.69 4.63%
Quarterfinal £294,000 $373,286 €331,015.85 4.63%
Round 4 £176,000 $223,464 €198,159.15 7.98%
Round 3 £111,000 $140,934 €124,975.37 11.00%
Round 2 £72,000 $91,417 €81,065.11 14.29%
Round 1 £45,000 $57,136 €50,665.69 15.38%

2018

2018 Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money $ USD Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2017
Winner £2,250,000 $2,976,230 €2,548,448.84 2.27%
Runner-up £1,125,000 $1,488,115 €1,274,224.42 2.27%
Semifinal £562,000 $743,396 €636,545.89 2.18%
Quarterfinal £281,000 $371,698 €318,272.94 2.18%
Round 4 £163,000 $215,611 €184,620.96 10.88%
Round 3 £100,000 $132,277 €113,264.39 11.11%
Round 2 £63,000 $83,334 €71,356.57 10.53%
Round 1 £39,000 $51,588 €44,173.11 11.43%

2017

2017 Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money $ USD Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2016
Winner £2,200,000 $2,884,489 €2,513,682.43 10.00%
Runner-up £1,100,000 $1,442,245 €1,256,841.22 10.00%
Semifinal £550,000 $721,122 €628,420.61 10.00%
Quarterfinal £275,000 $360,561 €314,210.30 10.00%
Round 4 £147,000 $192,736 €167,959.69 11.36%
Round 3 £90,000 $118,002 €102,832.46 12.50%
Round 2 £57,000 $74,734 €65,127.23 14.00%
Round 1 £35,000 $45,890 €39,990.40 16.67%

2016

2016 Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money $ USD Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2015
Winner £2,000,000 $2,589,231 €2,344,391.04 6.38%
Runner-up £1,000,000 $1,294,616 €1,172,195.52 6.38%
Semifinal £500,000 $647,308 €586,097.76 6.38%
Quarterfinal £250,000 $323,654 €293,048.88 3.73%
Round 4 £132,000 $170,889 €154,729.81 3.94%
Round 3 £80,000 $103,569 €93,775.64 3.90%
Round 2 £50,000 $64,731 €58,609.78 6.38%
Round 1 £30,000 $38,838 €35,165.87 3.45%

2015

2015 Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money $ USD Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2014
Winner £1,880,000 $2,910,667 €2,649,006.62 6.82%
Runner-up £940,000 $1,455,334 €1,324,503.31 6.82%
Semifinal £470,000 $727,667 €662,251.66 6.82%
Quarterfinal £241,000 $373,123 €339,580.10 6.64%
Round 4 £127,000 $196,625 €178,948.85 8.55%
Round 3 £77,000 $119,214 €108,496.55 8.45%
Round 2 £47,000 $72,767 €66,225.17 9.30%
Round 1 £29,000 $44,899 €40,862.34 7.41%

2014

2014 Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money $ USD Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2013
Winner 1,760,000 $3,019,904 €2,222,222.22 10.00%
Runner-up £880,000 $1,509,952 €1,111,111.11 10.00%
Semifinal £440,000 $754,976 €555,555.56 10.00%
Quarterfinal £226,000 $387,783 €285,353.54 10.24%
Round 4 £117,000 $200,755 €147,727.27 11.43%
Round 3 £71,000 $121,826 €89,646.46 12.70%
Round 2 £43,000 $73,782 €54,292.93 13.16%
Round 1 £27,000 $46,328 €34,090.91 14.89%

2013

2013 Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money $ USD Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2012
Winner £1,600,000 $2,380,456 €1,855,717.93 39.13%
Runner-up £800,000 $1,190,228 €927,858.97 39.13%
Semifinal £400,000 $595,114 €463,929.48 39.13%
Quarterfinal £205,000 $304,996 €237,763.86 41.38%
Round 4 £105,000 $156,217 €121,781.49 40.00%
Round 3 £63,000 $93,730 €73,068.89 62.06%
Round 2 £38,000 $56,536 €44,073.30 64.32%
Round 1 £23,500 $34,963 €27,255.86 62.07%

2012

2012 Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money $ USD Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2011
Winner £1,150,000 $1,781,013 €1,451,470.40 4.55%
Runner-up £575,000 $890,506 €725,735.20 4.55%
Semifinal £287,500 $445,253 €362,867.60 4.55%
Quarterfinal £145,000 $224,562 €183,011.49 5.45%
Round 4 £75,000 $116,153 €94,661.11 9.09%
Round 3 £38,875 $60,206 €49,066.01 13.09%
Round 2 £23,125 $35,814 €29,187.18 14.91%
Round 1 £14,500 $22,456 €18,301.15 26.09%

2011

2011 Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money $ USD Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2010
Winner £1,100,000 $1,767,551 €1,215,751.72 10.00%
Runner-up £550,000 $883,775 €607,875.86 10.00%
Semifinal £275,000 $441,888 €303,937.93 10.00%
Quarterfinal £137,500 $220,944 €151,968.97 10.00%
Round 4 £68,750 $110,472 €75,984.48 10.00%
Round 3 £34,375 $55,236 €37,992.24 10.00%
Round 2 £20,125 $32,338 €22,242.73 7.33%
Round 1 £11,500 $18,479 €12,710.13 2.22%

2010

2010 Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money $ USD Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2009
Winner £1,000,000 $1,513,203 €1,207,146.31 17.65%
Runner-up £500,000 $756,601 €603,573.15 17.65%
Semifinal £250,000 $378,301 €301,786.58 17.65%
Quarterfinal £125,000 $189,150 €150,893.29 17.65%
Round 4 £62,500 $94,575 €75,446.64 17.37%
Round 3 £31,250 $47,288 €37,723.32 6.84%
Round 2 £18,750 $28,373 €22,633.99 5.63%
Round 1 £11,250 $17,024 €13,580.40 4.65%

2009

2009 Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money $ USD Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2008
Winner £850,000 $1,385,925 €993,106.67 13.33%
Runner-up £425,000 $692,963 €496,553.34 13.33%
Semifinal £212,500 $346,481 €248,276.67 13.33%
Quarterfinal £106,250 $173,241 €124,138.33 13.33%
Round 4 £53,250 $86,824 €62,215.21 6.50%
Round 3 £29,250 $47,692 €34,174.55 4.00%
Round 2 £17,750 $28,941 €20,738.40 4.41%
Round 1 £10,750 $17,528 €12,559.88 4.88%

2008

2008 Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money $ USD Prize Money € EUR % Change vs 2008
Winner £750,000 $1,222,875 €876,270.59 0.00%
Runner-up £375,000 $611,438 €438,135.30 0.00%
Semifinal £187,500 $305,719 €219,067.65 0.00%
Quarterfinal £93,750 $152,859 €109,533.82 0.00%
Round 4 £50,000 $81,525 €58,418.04 0.00%
Round 3 £28,125 $45,858 €32,860.15 0.00%
Round 2 £17,000 $27,719 €19,862.13 0.00%
Round 1 £10,250 $16,713 €11,975.70 0.00%
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