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$2.6M for US Open singles champs

Updated: July 31, 2013, 1:53 PM ET
Associated Press

All singles players at the US Open are getting a big raise this year, from the record $2.6 million each champion will take home, to the $32,000 for everyone losing in the first round.

The U.S. Tennis Association announced the breakdown of its across-the-board prize money overhaul at the Grand Slam tournament Wednesday, four months after saying it would add more than $8 million to the pool.

The total payout, including per diems for players, will be $34.3 million, up from $25.5 million ...

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