The 2015 French Open is taking place from May 24 to June 7, 2015, on the clay courts at the Roland Garros tennis venue in Paris, France. Here is a list of the prize money up for grabs for men and women tennis players at the 2015 French Open in singles play.
The French Open pays the men and women players equal amounts of money. All prize money shown below is not cumulative, players only earn the amounts shown for the last round they advance to.
All prize money below has been converted from euros to dollars at the current exchange rate. In terms of euros, the prize money has been increased by 9% for the winners, runners-up and semifinalists, by 13.6% for the quarters, by 16% for the 4th round, by 18% for the 3rd round, 19% for 2nd round and 12.5% for the 1st round.
In dollar terms, though, all the prize money is down significantly from last year due to the euros massive drop in value vs the dollar. For example, the winners share last year in dollars was $2.3 million but is down 16.2% this year in dollars. The rest of the prize money is down anywhere from 16.4% to 6.6% from what is was last year in dollars.
French Open 2015 prize money up for grabs for men and women tennis players
- Winners – $1.98 million
The winners of the men and women singles competitions at the 2015 French Open will each earn a cool $1.98 million. That’s up 9% in euros but down 16.2% in dollars from what Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova earned last year when they each won the French Open.
- Runner-up – $987,665
The runners-up at the 2015 French Open will each earn $987,665. Up 9% in euros but down 16.4% in dollars from what Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep earned as runners-up last year at Roland Garros.
- Semifinalists – $493,832
Reaching the semis is worth $493,832 at the 2015 French Open.
- Quarter-finalists – $274,351
Players advancing to the quarters but not beyond will each earn $274,251.
- Fourth round – $159,124
Making the fourth round is worth $159,124 for men and women singles players at the 2015 French Open.
- Third Round – $93,279
Making the third round is worth $93,279.
- Second round – $54,870
Reaching the second round is worth $54,870 at Roland Garros in 2015.
- First round – $29,630
Just for showing up in the first round is worth $29,630 for the men and women singles players at the 2015 French Open.