LONDON: Wimbledon will have a record 50 million pound ($63.94 million) prize money pot this year with singles champions taking home 2.7 million each, the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) said on Thursday.

The total prize money is 11.9%, or 5.3 million pounds, more than offered at last year’s tournament.

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First round singles losers will each get 60,000 pounds.

The grass court grand slam runs from July 1-14.


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