Rio Open Prize Money 2023: All you need to know

The Rio Open’s ninth edition commenced on February 20, 2023, with notable players gracing the tournament. Among them were the defending champion, Carlos Alcaraz, and the second-seeded Cameron Norrie. The Jockey Club Brasileiro is the venue for the Rio Open, sponsored by Claro. Top clay-court players have been drawn to it since it joined the ATP tour in 2014; Rafael Nadal won the first event in that year. But we will delve into Rio Open 2023 prize money and its breakdown in this article.

What is the Rio Open?

A clay-court competition called the Rio Open is held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Since its debut in 2014, Rafael Nadal has won every year except for 2021. He defeated Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-3, 7-6(3), in the tournament’s inaugural edition. It is a part of the ATP 500 series. Players like Dominic Thiem and David Ferrer have also won in the Brazilian clay-court competition.

Rio Open 2023 Prize Overview

The players were drawn not only to the joyous mood but also to the prize money, which amounted to $2,013,940 for the Rio Open of 2023. In comparison to the prior year, this signified a reduction of 21.3%. The winner of Rio in 2023 got a prize of $376,620, an increase of 18.7% over the amount Carlos Alcaraz had won in 2022. With $202,640 as the runner-up prize, the amount was 19.2% more than the year before. The prize money for all main draw rounds was much greater than it was the year before; first-round qualifying losers received $4,515, a 12.9% rise.

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Prize Money Breakdown for the Rio Open Present by Claro 2023

You can see a detailed breakdown of the prize money for this year’s ATP event in Rio de Janeiro in the tables below.

Singles

2023Prize Money% Change vs 2022
Winner$376,62018.7%
Runner-up$202,64019.2%
Semifinal$108,00019.1%
Quarterfinal$55,17013.6%
Round 2$29,45513.7%
Round 1$15,71014.2%
Q2$8,05010.5%
Q1$4,51512.9%

Doubles

2023Prize Money % Change vs 2022
Winner$123,71021.0%
Runner-up$65,98021.3%
Semifinal$33,38021.3%
Quarterfinal$16,69021.3%
Round 1$8,64024.1%

Rio Open Total Prize Money History

YearTotal Prize Money% Change
2023$2,013,94021.3%
2022$1,660,290-5.7%
2021N/A 
2020$1,759,905-1.5%
2019$1,786,6905.4%
2018$1,695,82516.0%
2017$1,461,5609.6%
2016$1,333,085-5.8%
2015$1,414,5508.0%
2014$1,309,770 

The Bottom Line!

For its ninth edition, the Rio Open in 2023 attracted elite players. At the Jockey Club Brasileiro in Rio de Janeiro, the competition included second-seeded Cameron Norrie and defending champion Carlos Alcaraz. Furthermore, The winner’s award climbed by 18.7% to $376,620, and the runner-up’s prize jumped by 19.2% to $202,640, despite a 21.3% decline in the overall prize money from the previous year. The Rio Open continues to be a major clay-court event on the ATP circuit with considerable increases in prize money for every main draw round.

Stan Netterfield

Stan Netterfield

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