The FFT added that the men's and women's champions would
benefit from a 10 percent rise in earnings, each banking 1.65
million euros for winning the singles titles in Paris.
"This noticeable progression of the Roland Garros prize money is
part of the four-year plan for the 2013-16 period," tournament
director and FFT general director Gilbert Ysern said in a
Last year, Wimbledon had a total prize pool of 22.56 million
euros, while the U.S. Open had a $33.6 million purse.
This year's Australian Open prize money pool was $33 million.
(Reporting by Julien Pretot; editing by John O'Brien)
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