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Tennis - Roland-Garros (H): Djokovic Galère then goes on abandonment, Schwartzman offers a third quarter
© Panoramic Djokovic 2 070621 Led two to sets by Lorenzo Musetti, Novak Djokovic won the two sleeves The following then took advantage of the abandonment of the Italian in the fifth. After 2018 and 2020, Diego Schwartzman will argue the third quarterfinium of his career in Roland-Garros after his victory over Jan-Lennard Struff.
As the temperatures begin to rise, so is the action at tennis' second Grand Slam of the year. Roland Garros heads into the second week with some of the biggest names still aiming for the La Coupe des Mousquetaires (men) or the Suzanne-Lenglen cup (women).
Alongside winning two of sports' biggest trophies, the winner also walks away with some prize money. After a decrease in prize money for the 2020 edition (when the tournament was played in the fall due to the pandemic), the 2021 purse for Paris has also been reduced by 10.53 percent.
Who won the 2021 French Open?
Novak Djokovic has come from two sets down against Stefanos Tsitsipas to claim his 19th major title.
Djoker survives huge scare at Roland Garros
For two sets and more than two hours, Novak Djokovic found himself being outplayed by a 19-year-old.And yet, to hear Djokovic tell it afterward, he had the kid right where he wanted him.
He becomes the first man to win all four Grand Slams at least twice in the Open era, and is now just one Grand Slam behind Federer and Nadal.
He defends his Wimbledon title this month before the Olympics and US Open. After winning the Australian Open and now French open, is a Golden Slam on the cards?
"I have put myself in a good position to go for the Golden Slam," said Djokovic.
"Everything is possible. I've achieved some things that a lot of people thought it would be not possible for me to achieve."
Novak Djokovic gifted away his racket to a young fan after winning the French Open.
His reaction was priceless.— Sporting News (@sportingnews)
What is the French Open purse for 2021?
In 2020, the purse was $US45.69 million and in 2021 it is set at $US41.95 million . It's a decrease of $6,977,070 from last year's purse.
Djokovic facing 'biggest challenge' against Nadal
Novak Djokovic says he is facing "the biggest challenge" as he looks to halt Rafael Nadal in his pursuit of a 14th French Open title.After the French Open welcomed four first-time women's semi-finalists to the court, there remains a familiar feel to the men's proceedings as a rampant Rafael Nadal continues his march towards a 14th career singles title at Roland Garros.
How much money does the winner get?
The men's and women's singles champions will earn approximately $us1.69 million each. Last year, Iga Swiatek became Poland's first Grand Slam singles champion. On the men's side, Rafael Nadal added to his trophy case with his 13th win at Roland Garros and 20th career Grand Slam title. The pair each won $1.9 million
The men's and women's doubles champions win $289,235, while the mixed doubles champions win $148,523
Prize money breakdown for 2021 French Open
While the amount has shifted in total, if a player loses in the qualifying or the first two rounds, they will make the same amount as last year's tournament.
Men's and women's singles
|Round 3 qualifying||$30,989|
|Round 2 qualifying||$19,368|
|Round 1 qualifying||$12,105|
Men's and women's doubles
The doubles winners' prize money has also taken a hit this year, though again, there's an increase in pay for those going out in the early rounds.
French Open 2021: Novak Djokovic takes down 'King of Clay' Rafael Nadal in semi final thriller
The men's tennis giants played a four-set marathon at Roland Garros. Tennis Twitter was abuzz.The men's tennis giants battled deep into the Paris night, with Djokovic ultimately prevailing 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(4), 6-2 to advance to Sunday's French Open final.
In 2021, the winning pair takes home $148,523. First-rounders through quarterfinalists stayed stagnant from year to year.
|Place||Prize mone y|
|Round of 16||$12,174|
Here's how each major tournament breaks it down.
All figures in USD.
Australian Open prize money
Total: $61.95 million
Winners: $2.13 million
Runners-Up: $1.16 million
Wimbledon prize money
The Championships were canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic, but here are the 2019 figures.
Total: $51.88 million
Winners: $3.2 million
Runners-Up: $1.6 million
US Open prize money
Total: $53.4 million
Winners: $3 million
Runners-Up: $1.5 million
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