WTA Lyon Open Prize Money 2021

First played in 2020, the Lyon Open, currently known as the Open 6ème Sens – Métropole de Lyon for sponsorship reasons is a WTA 250 tournament.

The event takes place in March on the indoor hard courts of the Palais des Sports Gerland.

For 2021 the total prize money on offer at the WTA Lyon event is $235,238 which is a small decrease of 6.56% when compared to the 2020 event.

The champion in Lyon will take home €23,548 which is down -32.09% compared to 2020. The runner-up prize sees a similar drop of -23.37% and they will take home a cheque for €13,224.

There are however some increases with losers in qualifying seeing a jump of 15.45% and 15.89% respectively. First-round losers in qualifying bag themselves €1,024. Final round qualifying losers receive €1,575.

If you are wondering why total prize money is given in $ USD but individual rounds are given in Euros, it's because the WTA does it this way, with 1 Euro equalling 1.24 USD which is a predetermined rate rater than using mid-market rates throughout the year.

You can see a full breakdown of the 2021 WTA Open 6ème Sens Lyon prize money in the table below.

This page is for the WTA Lyon Open. The ATP Open Parc Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes Lyon prize money can be found here.

Prize Money Breakdown for the Lyon Open 2021

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

The Euros have also been converted into GBP and USD to give a comparison for European readers. The exchange rate for GBP is the mid-market exchange rate on the day of the final when the tournament is complete. USD prize money uses the WTA formula of 1.24 US Dollars to 1 Euro

Singles

2021 Prize Money € EUR Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money $ USD % Change vs 2020
Winner €23,548 £20,414 $29,200 -32.09%
Runner-up €13,224 £11,464 $16,398 -23.37%
Semifinal €8,145 £7,061 $10,100 -12.93%
Quarterfinal €4,677 £4,055 $5,799 -7.57%
Round 2 €2,963 £2,569 $3,674 2.07%
Round 1 €2,157 £1,870 $2,675 16.28%
Q2 €1,575 £1,365 $1,953 15.89%
Q1 €1,024 £888 $1,270 15.45%

Doubles

2021 Prize Money € EUR Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money $ USD % Change vs 2020
Winner €8,306 £6,444 $10,299 -24.2%
Runner-up €4,838 £3,753 $5,999 -16.7%
Semifinal €3,064 £2,377 $3,799 -5.0%
Quarterfinal €1,854 £1,438 $2,299 -0.1%
Round 1 €1,412 £1,095 $1,751 15.2%

Lyon Open Total Prize Money History Since 2020

Year Total WTA Lyon Open Prize Money $ USD % Change
2021 $235,238 -6.56%
2020 $243,981 7.6%
2019 $226,750 (Tashkent)  

Historical Lyon Open Prize Money Breakdown From 2020

Conversions to GBP are based on the closing exchange price on the day of the final that year. So, for example, USD to Euro at the close of play Saturday 6th January 2018. The USD rate is based on the set multiplier used by the WTA which is 1.24.

2020

Singles

2020 Prize Money € EUR Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money $ USD % Change vs 2019
Winner €34,677 £29,833 $43,000 0.00%
Runner-up €17,258 £14,847 $21,400 0.00%
Semifinal €9,355 £8,048 $11,600 0.87%
Quarterfinal €5,060 £4,353 $6,274 1.20%
Round 2 €2,903 £2,497 $3,600 5.25%
Round 1 €1,855 £1,596 $2,300 3.61%
Q2 €1,359 £1,169 $1,685 31.14%
Q1 €887 £763 $1,100 46.65%

Doubles

2020 Prize Money € EUR Prize Money £ GBP Prize Money $ USD % Change vs 2019
Winner €10,952 £8,497 $13,580 10.4%
Runner-up €5,806 £4,504 $7,199 12.5%
Semifinal €3,226 £2,503 $4,000 16.5%
Quarterfinal €1,855 £1,439 $2,300 26.4%
Round 1 €1,226 £951 $1,520 58.4%
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