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FACTBOX: Wimbledon prize money since 1968

Reuters, Tuesday 29 Apr 2014
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Factbox on Wimbledon prize money since 1968 after it was announced on Tuesday that each singles winner will receive 1.76 million pounds from a total prize fund of 25 million pounds at the 2014 event.

Total prize money for the tournament has risen 10.8 percent from the 22.5 million pounds on offer in 2013.

Year       Men                      Women

1968       2,000                     750

1969       3,000                     1,500

1970       3,000                     1,500

1971       3,750                     1,800

1972       5,000                     3,000

1973       5,000                     3,000

1974       10,000                   7,000

1975       10,000                   7,000

1976       12,500                   10,000

1977       15,000                   13,500

1978       19,000                   17,100

1979       20,000                   18,000

1980       20,000                   18,000

1981       21,600                   19,400

1982       41,667                   37,500

1983       66,600                   60,000

1984       100,000                 90,000

1985       130,000                117,000

1986       140,000                126,000  

1987       155,000                 139,500

1988       165,000                 148,500

1989       190,000                 171,000

1990       230,000                 207,000

1991       240,000                 216,000

1992       265,000                 240,000

1993       305,000                 275,000

1994       345,000                 310,000

1995       365,000                 328,000

1996       392,500                 353,000

1997       415,000                 373,500

1998       435,000                 391,500

1999       455,000                 409,500

2000       477,500                 430,000

2001       500,000                 462,500

2002       525,000                 486,000

2003       575,000                 535,000

2004       602,500                 560,500

2005       630,000                 600,000

2006       655,000                 625,000

2007       700,000                 700,000*

2008       750,000                  750,000

2009       850,000                 850,000

2010       1,000,000             1,000,000

2011       1,100,000             1,100,000

2012       1,150,000             1,150,000

2013       1,600,000             1,600,000

2014       1,760,000             1,760,000

NOTE: From 2007 Men and women earned the same.

All prizes are in British pounds.

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