The French Open, also known as the Roland-Garros is one of the four prestigious grand slams, and is the only grand slam to be played on the clay court. F or the 2023 edition, French Open organisers declared on Friday that this year's prize money will be $54.6 million, an increase of 12.3% from 2022. The amount converts to roughly 49.6 million euros.
The prize pool for the French Open singles draws will grow by 9.1% from 2022, according to the organisers, who said they had "significantly increased" it to ensure a more equitable distribution of winners. The prize money for losers in the first three rounds of the singles draws will increase from 11% to 13% this year, while the prize money for the first three rounds of the qualifying competition will increase by an average of 11.8%. Each of the winners of the men's and women's titles will get $2.51 million. Additionally, organisers increased the prize money for the men's and women's doubles competitions by 4%. $883,483 has been set aside for the wheelchair and quad competition, which is a 40% increase from 2022.
This will be the 127th edition of the French Open after it was first held in 1891. The 20 23 edition of the French Open will be played from May 28 to June 11. Some of the big names participating this year are Novak Djokovic, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Daniil Medvedev and Carlos Alcaraz in the Men’s category and Iga Swiatek, Jessica Pegula, Ons Jabeur and Petra Kvitova in the Women’s category.