Novak Djokovic won the Rome Open, which was an important ATP Masters 1000 event for athletes to get game time and practice effectively for the upcoming Rolland Garros Grand Slam title tournament.
The tournament saw participation from the likes of Alexander Zverev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Rafael Nadal and the first seeded Novak Djokovic. The Rome Open is a clay surfaced event.
The Men’s category was won by Novak Djokovic with Stefanos Tsitsipas as the runners up and the Women’s category was won by Iga Swiatek who continues to dominate the sport and also has extended her unbeaten run.
The runner up in the Women’s category was Ons Jabeur.
Both Iga Swiatek and Novak Djokovic won their respective finals match without dropping a single set. The Rome Open is one of the three ATP Masters 1000 events to be conducted on clay.
The total cash prize on offer for the Rome Open ATP Masters 1000 event is 5,415,410 euros which is almost 160 per cent more than the cash prize on offer in 2021 which was played behind closed doors owing to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
How much cash prize will Novak Djokovic and Iga Swiatek get?
The cash prize at the Rome Open for the winner has been increased. Novak Djokovic will get 242 per cent more than what Rafael Nadal got last year when he won his 10th Rome Open Title.
Djokovic will get a total of 836,355 euros for beating Stefanos Tsitsipas and winning the Rome Open. Stefanos Tsitsipas will be getting 456,720 euros as the prize money which is 215 per cent more than what the runners up got in the 2021 iteration.
The players who entered the middle rounds players will also get a hike in the cash prize. The last 16 players would be receiving a cheque of 72,865 euros which is a rise of 158 per cent as compared to the previous edition of the tournament.
The women’s champion Iga Swiatek will be receiving a total of 332,260 euros which is still an increase of 86 per cent from the last year. Every round in the Women’s category apart from the first round has seen a cash prize hike in double digits.