U.S. Open Prize Money Progression

Updated: July 11, 2012, 2:10 PM ET
Associated Press

Year Total Men Women

1968 $100,000 $14,000 $6,000

1969 $125,000 $16,000 $6,000

1970 $176,000 $20,000 $7,500

1971 $160,000 $15,000 $5,000

1972 $160,000 $25,000 $10,000

1973 $227,200 $25,000-x

1974 $271,720 $22,500

1975 $309,430 $25,000

1976 $416,600 $30,000

1977 $462,420 $33,000

1978 $552,480 $38,000

1979 $563,600 $39,000

1980 $654,082 $46,000

1981 $1,004,700 $66,000

1982 $1,516,000 $90,000

1983 $2,001,000 $120,000

1984 $2,582,686 $160,000

1985 $3,073,500 $187,500

1986 $3,450,800 $210,000

1987 $3,979,294 $250,000

1988 $4,371,500 $275,000

1989 $5,124,000 $300,000

1990 $6,349,250 $350,000

1991 $7,250,000 $400,000

1992 $8,556,600 $500,000

1993 $9,022,000 $535,000

1994 $9,360,100 $550,000

1995 $9,862,522 $575,000

1996 $10,893,890 $600,000

1997 $11,821,890 $650,000

1998 $14,000,000 $700,000

1999 $14,503,000 $750,000

2000 $15,011,000 $800,000

2001 $15,461,540 $850,000

2002 $16,174,200 $900,000

2003 $17,074,000 $1,000,000

2004 $18,217,500 $1,000,000

2005 $19,447,000 $1,100,000

2006 $19,662,500 $1,200,000

2007 $20,831,750 $1,400,000

2008 $21,483,250 $1,500,000

2009 $22,082,750 $1,600,000

2010 $23,618,000 $1,700,000

2011 $23,718,000 $1,800,000

2012 $25,500,000 $1,900,000

x-men's and women's singles champions paid equally


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