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The famous Wimbledon tournament rewarding the Paralympic winners!

The All England Club, Wimbledon, underlined its continuing commitment to the future of tennis with the announcement of increased investment in the players, integrity, the Master Plan and the enhanced grass court season. The staging of the first wheelchair singles events at Wimbledon introduces significant prize money increases for wheelchair tennis players. The wheelchair singles winner would receive GBP 25,000 (EUR 32,270). A total of GBP 75,000 will be awarded in the singles, with the runners-up, semi-finalists and quarter-finalists being awarded.

Previously, the Grand Slam had only featured wheelchair tennis doubles events. This year, in the wheelchair doubles event, each pair on the winning team would receive GBP 12,000 (EUR 15,490). A total prize pot of GBP 200,000 (EUR 258,160) will be awarded in wheelchair tennis events this year.

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