Italian Open, Rome Master 2023 Prize Money: All you need to know

The Internazionali BNL d’Italia takes place on May 9, 2023 – May 21, 2023, at the stylish Foro Italico in Rome. The tournament is one of the three ATP Masters 1000 events contested on clay and also hosts a WTA 1000 event during the same week. The event started as the Italian tennis championship and was first held in 1930 in Milan but moved to Rome in 1935. Moreover, it is called the Italian Open, the Rome Masters, or by its sponsor, Internazionali BNL d’Italia. In this article, we will discuss the Italian Open 2023 Prize Money and its breakdown.

What is the Italian Open?

The Italian Open, commonly known as the Internazionali BNL d’Italia, is the last Masters 1000 event held on clay courts in tennis. In 1930, Bill Tilden emerged victorious from the competition’s first edition, defeating Umberto de Morpurgo 6-1, 6-1, 6-2 in the championship match.

With ten titles under his belt, Rafael Nadal has triumphed in the tournament more than anyone else. Andy Murray, Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, and Novak Djokovic are among the other former Italian Open champions. The Italian Open will take place in Rome in 2023 at the Foro Italico. There are 10,500 seats in the stadium.

Italian Open 2023 Prize Overview

The 2023 Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome featured a notable increase in prize money, with the ATP tournament’s total pool reaching €7,705,780, marking a substantial 42.29% rise from the previous year. The winner of the men’s competition took home €1,105,265, reflecting a significant 32.15% increase compared to the previous edition.

The runner-up received €580,000, a noteworthy 26.99% increase. The middle rounds also saw boosts, with players reaching the last 16 earning €84,900, a rise of 16.52%. However, qualifying losers experienced decreases, with Q1 and Q2 losers receiving €4,510 (-22.38%) and €8,265 (-25.47%), respectively.

On the women’s side, the WTA prize money pool amounted to €3,572,618, showcasing a 41.36% increase. The women’s champion received €521,754, an impressive 57.03% rise compared to the previous year.

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Rome Open 2023 Prize Money Breakdown

You can see a detailed breakdown of prize money for this year’s Italian Open in Rome in the tables below. The prize money that qualifies is also included.

ATP Singles

2023Prize Money% Change vs 2022
Winner€1,105,26532.15%
Runner-up€580,00026.99%
Semifinal€308,79023.64%
Quarterfinal€161,52518.57%
Round of 16€84,90016.52%
Round of 32€48,83524.99%
Round of 64€27,04524.92%
Round of 128€16,340N/A
Q2€8,265-25.47%
Q1€4,510-22.38%

ATP Doubles

2023Prize Money % Change vs 2022
Winner€382,42051.2%
Runner-up€202,85050.1%
Semifinal€108,19048.6%
Quarterfinal€54,84035.2%
Round of 16€29,30034.2%
Round of 32€15,78036.3%

WTA Singles

2023Prize Money % Change vs 2022
Winner€521,75457.03%
Runner-up€272,20039.01%
Semifinal€143,49042.34%
Quarterfinal€73,93059.60%
Round of 16€39,13068.88%
Round of 32€22,70072.28%
Round of 64€12,65233.67%
Round of 128€7,828N/A
Q2€5,9827.82%
Q1€3,31014.61%

WTA Doubles

2023Prize Money Prize Money £ GBP
Winner€182,170£158,266
Runner-up€96,430£83,776
Semifinal€51,790£44,994
Quarterfinal€25,900£22,501
Round 2€13,840£12,024
Round 1€7,590£6,594

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ATP Rome Masters Total Prize Money History

YearTotal Prize Money (ATP)% Change
2023€7,705,78042.29%
2022€5,415,410159.99%
2021€2,082,960-39.9%
2020€3,465,045-33.5%
2019€5,207,4056.9%
2018€4,872,10514.0%
2017€4,273,77514.0%
2016€3,748,92514.0%
2015€3,288,53014.0%
2014€2,884,6759.0%
2013€2,646,4959.0%
2012€2,427,9759.0%
2011€2,227,5000.0%
2010€2,227,5000.0%

The Bottom Line!

In conclusion, the 2023 Internazionali BNL d’Italia or Italian Open 2023 Prize Money witnessed a substantial 42.29% increase in prize money, with the ATP tournament’s total pool reaching €7,705,780. This notable rise reflects the event’s growing significance in the world of tennis, benefiting both men’s and women’s winners with significant increases in their earnings. It underscores the tournament’s ongoing growth and appeal in the tennis community.

Stan Netterfield

Stan Netterfield

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