French Open boosts payouts for '13

Updated: April 15, 2013, 7:49 AM ET
Associated Press

PARIS -- Prize money at the French Open will rise for both singles champions and players who lose in some of the early rounds.

Roland Garros organizers said Monday that the overall total for the tournament will go from $24.6 million to $28.7 million, with the winners receiving $1.96 million compared to $1.64 million in 2012.

Players eliminated in the second, third and fourth rounds will receive 25 percent more than they did last year. The tournament begins May 26.

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