The Wimbledon singles champions will win £1.88m this year, an increase of £120,000 on 2014. The All England Lawn Tennis Club have revealed these details, plus broadcast agreements and sponsorship renewals.
The overall prize fund at the All England Club is increasing from £25m to £26.75m (up 7% year on year). The men’s and women’s champion will now earn £1.88m from the competition.
The prize money for the doubles has risen to £341,250 (an increase of 5%), mixed doubles to £100,800 (up 5%) and wheelchair doubles to £15,360 (up 28%).
The use of the Hawk-Eye camera technology has also been extended to courts 12 and 18, meaning this will be in action on six courts across the championships, scheduled from 29th June to 12th July this year.
The All England Lawn Tennis Club have also confirmed that the next stage of the Wimbledon Master Plan, which will see the development of court number one, is underway, with a detailed design process in progress.