Wimbledon champions will win more than $2.8 million as prize money skyrockets

The winners of the gentlemen’s and ladies’ singles tournaments at Wimbledon will take home a record $US2.8 million (£2.2 million) this year.

This year’s prize money is up 10.0% from a year ago ($US2.6 million) and has doubled in just the last six years.

Sports CoD 7 05 17Diana Yukari/Business InsiderWimbledon prize money.

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