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Founded in 1974 and annually held at the Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club in Eastbourne, the Eastbourne International is a WTA 500 series event on the WTA Tour and an ATP Tour 250 series event on the ATP Tour.
Played on the outdoor grass courts, it is widely regarded as a “warm-up” tournament for the Wimbledon Championships, which begins the following week. The proximity to Wimbledon makes it an attractive opportunity for players to prepare and fine-tune their grass-court skills.
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Given the pedigree of players participating, the financial commitment of the tournament matches its scale. The 2023 edition of the event has a total commitment of €723,655 for the ATP event, a 3.76% improvement on the previous year’s tournament. Defending champions Taylor Fritz is the top seed and will be seeking his third triumph here, while 2021 champion Alex de Minaur will be looking to build on his Queen’s Club Championships final journey.
WTA participants are looking at a bigger prize pool of $780,637 which has seen an increase of 3% from last year. Petra Kvitova will be looking to make it two in two and take home the winning prize but has still challenges in the form of Elena Rybakina and Ons Jabeur as some of the seeded players.
Let’s delve into the specific details of how much the winners of the 2023 Eastbourne International can expect to receive as their well-deserved rewards.
Eastbourne International Prize Money – Men’s Singles
In the men’s singles category, the 2023 champion will be awarded a noteworthy prize of $119,641. Top seed Taylor Fritz emerged victorious in the previous edition, defeating Maxime Cressy to claim the title. He will be on hand to battle for the 3.8% increase in prize money and earn his third grass court title here.
The prize money distribution extends throughout the tournament and a similar increase is seen. The runner-up will receive $69,788, the semifinalists awarded $41,033 each, and the quarterfinalists will earn $23,772.
Even reaching the later rounds ensures a significant financial reward, as players progressing to the second round receive $13,804, while those exiting in the first round still collect $8,435. Qualifying Round 2 participants receive $4,217, and those competing in Qualifying Round 1 are awarded $2,304.
Round 2: $13,804
Round 1: $8,435
Qualifying Round 2: $4,217
Qualifying Round 1: $2,304
Eastbourne International Prize Money – Women’s Singles
In the previous edition, Petra Kvitova from the Czech Republic emerged victorious in the women’s singles category, defeating Jelena Ostapenko with a score of 6-3, 6-2. As the reigning champion, Petra Kvitova accumulated 500 ranking points and took home $116,340. The upcoming champion will also earn the substantial prize money of $120,150, which adds to the excitement for the players competing in the tournament.
The runner-up in the women’s singles event will be awarded $74,161, while the semifinalists will receive $43,323 each. Quarterfinalists can expect to earn $20,465 for their successful run in the tournament. Even reaching the second round guarantees a significant financial reward of $10,530, while players exiting in the first round will collect $6,870.
Round 2: $10,530
Round 1: $6,870
Qualifying Round 2: $5,590
Qualifying Round 1: $2,860
Eastbourne International Prize Money – Men’s Doubles
In the 2023 edition, the winning pair, Rinky Hijikata and Jason Kubler were crowned the men’s doubles champions. If they manage the same this year, they will share the $41,569 prize money. This amount reflects a 3.8% increase compared to the previous year, highlighting the tournament’s commitment to rewarding the outstanding performances of doubles teams.
The runners-up in the doubles event earned $22,236, while the semifinalists were each awarded $13,041. Quarterfinalists received $7,281 for their efforts, and those exiting in the first round collected $4,293.
Round 1: $4,293
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