The 2015 Rogers Cup tennis tournament for women players is taking place this week from August 10-16, 2015, on the outdoor hard courts at the Rexall Centre located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Here is a list of the prize money up for grabs for the women players at the 2015 Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Toronto.
The prize money for the women players has been raised significantly this year as is shown below for each round vs what the women earned last year. All prize money shown below is not cumulative, players only earn the amounts shown for the last round they advance to. For each round below I’ve also included some or all the women players who finished in the same spots last year. I’ve also included career tennis earnings to date for the top players from last year.
- Winner – $490,200
The women’s winner of the 2015 Rogers Cup will earn a nice paycheck of $490,200. That is a big increase of 11.2% over the $441,000 that Agnieszka Radwanska earned last year when she won the Roger Cup in Canada. Even though she has never won a Grand Slam title, Agnieszka Radwaska has earned $18.6 million on the WTA Tour in women’s tennis.
- Runner-up – $238,200
The woman runner-up at the 2015 Rogers Cup in Toronto will earn $238,200. That is up 8.3% over the $220,000 that Venus Williams earned as the runner-up in the Rogers Cup last year. In her career, Venus Williams has won seven Grand Slam singles titles, 13 Grand Slam doubles titles, and two mixed doubles titles for a total of 22 Grand Slam tennis titles. Venus Williams has earned $31 million in prize money in her tennis career.
- Semifinalists – $119,330
The two women semifinalists who do not advance to the finals at the 2015 Rogers Cup will each earn $119,330. That is up 8.4% over the $110,100 that Serena Williams and Ekaterina Makarova earned last year when they both lost in the semis. Serena Williams has earned $72.7 million in prize money so far in her career while Ekaterina Makarova has earned $8.2 million.
- Quarter-finalists – $56,825
The four quarter-finalists who do not advance at the 2015 Rogers Cup will each earn $56,825 in prize money. That is up 12.1% over the $50,700 that Caroline Wozniacki, Carla Suarez Navarro, Victoria Azarenka and Coco Vandeweghe earned when they lost in the quarters last year in Canada.
- Third round – $27,375
Women tennis players who do not advance past the third round at the 2015 Rogers Cup will each earn $27,375 in prize money. That is up 8.9% over the $25,135 that Lucie Safarova, Shelby Rogers, Maria Sharapova, Angelique, Kerber, Heather Watson, Sabine Lisicki, Jelena Jankovic, and Petra Kvitova earned when they all lost in the third round last year.
- Second round – $14,015
Women tennis players who did not advance past the second round earned $14,015 at the Rogers Cup in 2015. That was up 8.6% over the $12,900 that players like Eugenie Bouchard, Sam Stosur, Caroline Garcia, Madison Keys, Sloane Stephens, Ana Ivanovic, Elena Vesnina and all the others who lost in the second round earned last year at the Rogers Cup in Canada.
- First round – $7,565
Players who lost in the first round of the 2015 Rogers Cup in Canada each earned a paycheck of $7,565. That was up 14.1% over the $6,630 that players like Camila Giorgi, Kristen Flipkins, Roberta Vinci, Sara Errani, Lauren Davis, Kiki Bertens, Daniela Hantuchova, Alison Riske, and Monica Puig and all the other who lost in the first round earned here last year.