Archive for August 31, 2011

Day 3 at 2011 US Open

Andy Roddick finally got a win .. few more pix on FB

Andy served up a win

Jamie Robert Murray with Nadia Petrova vs Elena Sergeevna Vesnina and Leander Adrian Paes, playing at Court 10.

Jamie Murray and Nadia Petrova

Ana Ivanovic and Nenad Zimonjic vs Y Chan and Mariusz Fyrstenberg at Court 11

Ana Ivanović and Nenad Zimonjic

Ivanovic served up a lose

Ana's serving

A dude with little camera. A professional? He certainly looks like one ..

some professional? he looks like one ..

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The Grand Slams

The open era slams have becoming increasingly popular. Serena took $4m in 2014 ($1m for winning the Emirates Airline US Open Series; she took in $3.6m in 2013). Here is when she won her first WTA title, defeating Amélie Mauresmo in France. The singles’ champions were rewarded in 2014:

  • $2.49 million at  the Australian Open 2.65 million Australian dollars
  • $2.14 million at the French Open paid  1.65 million Euros
  • $2.87 million at Wimbledon were rewarded with 1.76 million pounds
  • $3.00 million at US Open. (up 15% from 2013 $2.6m).

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The slams I attended:

French Open

  • 2019: (5.26 – 6.9)
  • 2017 (5.22 – 6.11)
  • 2014: (5.25 – 6.8)

Wimbledon

US Open

  • 2021 (8.30-9.12) $2.5m / $57,500k
  • 2020 (8.31-9.13) $3 mil / $53m
  • 2019 (8.26-9.8) $3.8m /$57 mil
  • 2018 (8.28-9.9) $3.8/$53 mil; the sisters met in the 3rd round
  • 2016 (8.29-9.11) $3.5/$46.5 mil
  • 2015 (8.31-9.13) the sisters met in QF
  • 2014 (8.25 – 9.8) $3 million
  • 2013: $2.6m
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 1994

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Australian Open

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