Roger Federer Reaches $50 Million in Career Prize money after First Round US Open 2009 Win

by The Insider on September 8, 2009 · 1 comment

in ATP News, Grand Slams

roger federer us open 2009Roger Federer became the first tennis player to reach $50 million in career prize money with his first-round win at the U.S. Open tennis championship. The 28-year-old Swiss, who is guaranteed at least $31,000 by advancing in New York, is seeking his sixth straight U.S. Open title and 16th Grand Slam championship.

Here is a quick breakdown of the US Open prizemoney is for 2009:

PLAYER BASE PRIZE MONEY POTENTIAL PAYOUT WITH BONUS
Winners $ 1,200,000 $ 2,200,000
Runners-Up $ 600,000 $1,100,000
Semifinalists $ 280,000 $ 530,000
Quarterfinalists $ 140,000 $ 265,000
Round of 16 $ 72,000 $ 142,000
Third Round $ 42,000 $ 82,000
Second Round $ 26,500 $ 51,500
First Round $ 16,500 $ 31,500
TOTAL $ 12,144,000 $ 14,769,000

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