FACTBOX-Wimbledon prize money

Tue Apr 23, 2013 1:33pm BST

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April 23 (Reuters) - Factbox on Wimbledon prize money since
1968 after it was announced on Tuesday that each singles winner
will receive 1.6 million pounds ($2.44 million)from a total
prize fund of 22.6 million pounds at the 2013 event, up 6.5
million pounds on last year:

         Men's Singles             Womens' Singles
          Pounds                      Pounds

 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          
    
    * NOTE: From 2007 Men and women earned the same.
    Sources: Reuters/www.wimbledon.com
($1 = 0.6560 British pounds)

 (Reporting by David Cutler, London Editorial Reference Unit;
Editing by Clare Fallon)
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