We do not yet know the name of the winner of the 2023 France International but he will not regret coming. He will leave the tournament with a guaranteed check of 2.3 million euros, the premium guaranteed to Rafael Nadal's successor.
Parity requires, the champion of the women's draw will earn strictly the same amount. The loser of the finals will win almost half as much: 1.150 million euros. Of course, the earlier a player is out of the tournament, the less he leaves with a big check. The losers of the semi-finals leave with a cheque for 630,000 euros; 400,000 euros for those who stopped the adventure in the quarter-finals.
A course to the 8th final brought in 240,000 euros. Passing one of the first three rounds allowed the winners to win respectively 142,000, 97,000 or 69,000 euros. Even the qualifying rounds allowed you to earn a little money: 16,000 euros minimum for those who did not pass a single round.
"The endowment of the main draw of singles records an increase of 9.1% compared to 2022, including a significant increase in the amount of the first three rounds, between 11% and 13% increase. " says the organization.
The winners of the doubles must share a sum of 590,000 euros, against 295,000 for the two finalists. The champions of the mixed doubles are satisfied with 122,000 euros. Wheelchair tennis is obviously not forgotten: those who win can go to the cashier to take a check for 60,000 euros.
The smallest check signed by the accountant of the federation is intended for the losers of the first round of the mixed doubles and doubles tennis arms: 5,000 euros. The total prize fund for the tournament this year is around €45 million.