US Open 2012: Prize Money, Dates and Defending Champions

The 2012 US Open Tennis Tournament will be the 45th US Open since the start of Open Era in 1968. It is the 4th and the last of the annual Grand Slam Tournament. Rafael Nadal is the key player to be absent.

Women’s Singles Day 1 Fixture and Results
Men’s Singles Day 1 Fixture and Results

Basic Facts
Court: Outdoor Hard Courts
Start: August 27, 2012
End Day: Sept 9, 2012
Venue: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
Place: Flushing Meadows, Queens, New York City
Defending Champions

    Men’s Singles: Djokovic (Serbia)
    Women’s Singles: Stosur (Aus)
    Men’s Doubles: Melzer and Petzschner
    Women’s Doubles: Huber and Raymond
    Mixed Doubles: Oudin and Sock

Prize Money
Men’s Singles and Women’s Singles

    Winners: $1,900,000
    Runners-up: $950,000
    Semi-finalists: $475,000
    Quarter-finalists: $237,500
    Fourth round: $120,000
    Third round: $65,000
    Second round: $37,000
    First round: $23,000
    Qualifying 3: $8638
    Qualifying 2: $5775
    Qualifying 1: $3000

Men’s and Women’s Doubles

    Winners: $420,000
    Runners-up: $210,000
    Semi-finalists: $105,000
    Quarter-finalists: $50,000
    Third round: $26,000
    Second round: $16,000
    First round: $11,000

Mixed Doubles

    Winners: $150,000
    Runners-up: $70,000
    Semi-finalists: $30,000
    Quarter-finalists: $15,000
    Second round: $10,00
    First round: $5,000
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