Dominic Thiem conquered the US Open 2020 this Sunday after beating German Alexander Zverev in the final despite losing the first two sets. This victory gives Thiem his first Grand Slam title and, incidentally, an important financial prize for winning the tournament.
Although the US Open has reduced its amount of prizes by 5% for this 2020 (53.4 million dollars, 45 million euros), Thiem takes a succulent bag of 3 million dollars (2.53 million euros), the same amount that Naomi Osaka receives as female champion of this edition, although far from the four million dollars that Nadal pocketed as a tournament champion last year. For his part, Alexander Zverev will win 1.5 million dollars (1.26 million euros) as runner-up in the tournament.
In the meantime Pablo Carreño, Daniil Medvedev, Serena Williams and Jennifer Brady will receive 800,000 dollars (675,000 euros) for having reached the semifinals of the tournament in the men's and women's teams respectively. The players who reached the quarterfinals have pocketed $ 425,000 (358,000 euros).
As to The tennis players who remained in the round of 16, such as Novak Djokovic after his disqualification against Pablo Carreño after hitting a linesman, take a sum of 250,000 dollars (211,000 euros) from the US Open, while the players who fell in the third, second and first rounds of the men's and women's teams will win 163,000, 100,000 and 61,000 dollars respectively.
For his part Mate Pavic and Bruno Soares, champions of the men's doubles and Vera Zvonareva and Laura Siegemund, champions of the women's doubles, will win $ 400,000 (337,000 euros) as champions of the modality in the US Open.