Wimbledon by the numbers
This year's 40 percent increase in prize money for the singles champions tops a growing amount given to the winners. The men's and women's champions will receive £1.6 million (over $2.4 million), which is £450,000 more than last year.
And it's 800 times the £2,000 the men's winner received in the first Open Wimbledon in 1968, when both amateurs and professionals were allowed to compete and prize money was given for the first time. Adjusted for inflation, ...
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