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Hamburg European Open Prize Money

2022 Breakdown & Historicals

By Jon Crim
Image Credit: Hamburg Open

The Hamburg European Open is one of thirteen ATP 500 tournaments held annually in the port city of Hamburg, Germany. For 2022, the tournament’s prize money is €1,770,865, which translates to $1,784,766 and £1,505,562, a sizeable 72% increase over the prior year’s purse.

Held at the Rothenbaum Tennis Center, the clay court tournament has a long and storied history, dating back to 1892. Center Court, the heart of the event, boasts seating for 10,000, a stunning retractable roof, and received a substantial renovation for 2020.

For 2022, the winner in men’s singles will take home €333,125, a healthy 247% increase over last year. The runner-up will walk away with €178,170, another sizeable 151% bump over 2021.

The doubles champions at the Hamburg Open will take home €108,770, while the team that takes the runner-up spot will earn €58,000. These sums represent 228% and 132% increases over the prior year.

Out of all ATP events, the Hamburg Open ranks 25th for prize money in 2022 and is one of only 31 tournaments that offers prize money that exceeds one milling euros, which helps attract top talent.

Hamburg is also a stop on the WTA tour in July as a WTA 250 event. For 2022, the prize money is €203,024 with the winner earning €26,770 and the runner-up €15,922.

Keep reading to review a full breakdown of the tournament’s prize money by round alongside historical numbers for reference.

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2022 Full Breakdown

Like other ATP tournaments, the Hamburg European Open doesn’t distribute prize money equally between singles in doubles. Instead, roughly 80% of the prize money goes to singles, and the remaining 20% to doubles.

The tables below summarize how prize money breaks down per round for singles and doubles, with sums becoming more lucrative in the later rounds of the tournament. As you review the data, keep in mind that you can scroll left or right to view numbers for prior years.

Singles

Euro

Euro20222021202020192018201720162015201420132012201120102009200820072006
Winner€333,125€96,035€79,330€354,845€349,200€323,145€316,000€311,775€272,300€251,200€216,500€230,000€228,000€228,000€360,000€340,000€340,000
Runner-up€178,170€71,000€64,075€178,220€171,195€158,420€148,400€140,560€124,160€114,510€97,635€104,850€104,000€104,000€180,000€170,000€170,000
Semifinal€94,925€50,600€45,985€89,925€86,145€79,715€73,690€66,580€57,840€53,340€46,250€48,850€48,500€48,500€90,000€85,000€85,000
Quarterfinal€48,550€34,500€31,285€47,260€43,810€40,540€36,845€32,130€27,605€25,460€22,315€23,000€23,200€23,200€46,000€42,000€44,100
Round 3n/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/a€13,430€12,390€11,380€11,340€11,250€11,250€24,200€21,250€22,900
Round 2$25,900€21,730€24,690€23,620€22,750€21,055€18,670€16,380€7,160€6,600€6,260€6,045€6,000€6,000€15,000€11,800€12,650
Round 1€13,800€12,650€13,640€13,065€12,000€11,105€9,825€9,010€4,165€3,840€705€3,515€3,500€3,500€7,000€5,930€6,350
Qualies Round 2€7,080€5,850€6,215€5,025€2,655€2,460€1,640€1,015€770€710€650€650€650€1,700€1,700€2,175
Qualies Roud 1€4,000€3,100€3,450€2,515€1,355€1,250€900€560€400€370€390€340€340€340€850€850€1,090

US Dollars

Please note that all historical data for the Hamburg European Open prize money in US dollars considers exchange rates on the day of the final for the years listed.

US Dollar20222021202020192018201720162015201420132012201120102009200820072006
Winner$335,773$114,061$394,941$394,941$388,658$359,659$351,706$347,004$272,300$279,584$240,963$255,989$253,763$253,763$400,678$378,418$378,418
Runner-up$179,586$84,327$198,358$198,358$190,539$176,321$165,168$156,443$124,160$127,449$108,667$116,698$115,751$115,751$200,339$189,209$189,209
Semifinal$95,679$60,098$100,086$100,086$95,879$88,722$82,017$74,103$57,840$59,367$51,476$54,370$53,980$53,980$100,170$94,605$94,605
Quarterfinal$48,936$40,976$52,600$52,600$48,760$45,121$41,008$35,761$27,605$28,337$24,836$25,599$25,821$25,821$51,198$46,746$49,083
Round 3n/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/a$13,430$13,790$12,666$12,621$12,521$12,521$26,934$23,651$25,488
Round 2$26,106$25,809$26,289$26,289$25,321$23,434$20,780$18,231$7,160$7,346$6,967$6,728$6,678$6,678$16,695$13,133$14,079
Round 1$13,910$15,024$14,541$14,541$13,356$12,360$10,935$10,028$4,165$4,274$785$3,912$3,895$3,895$7,791$6,600$7,068
Qualies Round 2$7,136$6,948$5,593$5,593$2,955$2,738$1,825$1,130$770$790$723$723$723$1,892$1,892$2,421
Qualies Roud 1$4,032$3,682$2,799$2,799$1,508$1,391$1,002$623$400$412$434$378$378$378$946$946$1,213

British Sterling Pound

Please note that all historical data for the Hamburg European Open prize money in British sterling pounds considers exchange rates on the day of the final for the years listed.

Sterling Pound20222021202020192018201720162015201420132012201120102009200820072006
Winner£282,027£82,025£319,107£319,107£314,030£290,599£284,174£280,374£244,875£225,900£194,695£206,835£205,037£205,037£323,742£305,757£305,757
Runner-up£150,841£60,642£160,271£160,271£153,953£142,465£133,454£126,403£111,655£102,977£87,802£94,290£93,526£93,526£161,871£152,878£152,878
Semifinal£80,364£43,218£80,868£80,868£77,469£71,686£66,268£59,874£52,015£47,968£41,592£43,930£43,615£43,615£80,936£76,439£76,439
Quarterfinal£41,103£29,467£42,500£42,500£39,398£36,457£33,134£28,894£24,825£22,896£20,068£20,684£20,863£20,863£41,367£37,770£39,658
Round 3n/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/a£12,077£11,142£10,234£10,198£10,117£10,117£21,763£19,110£20,594
Round 2£21,927£18,560£21,241£21,241£20,459£18,934£16,790£14,730£6,439£5,935£5,630£5,436£5,396£5,396£13,489£10,612£11,376
Round 1£11,683£10,805£11,749£11,749£10,791£9,987£8,835£8,103£3,746£3,453£634£3,161£3,147£3,147£6,295£5,333£5,710
Qualies Round 2£5,994£4,997£4,519£4,519£2,388£2,212£1,475£913£692£638£585£585£585£1,529£1,529£1,956
Qualies Roud 1£3,386£2,648£2,262£2,262£1,219£1,124£809£504£360£333£351£306£306£306£764£764£980

Doubles (Per Pair)

2022EuroUS DollarSterling Pound
Winner€108,770$109,590£92,440
Runner-up€58,000$58,437£49,292
Semifinal€29,340$29,561£24,935
Quarterfinal€14,670$14,781£12,468
Round 1€7,600$7,657£6,459

Prize Money by Year

Every year, tournament officials adjust prize money. Often, you’ll see increases, but that’s not always the case. Since 2000, eight times, including this year’s bump over 2021.

Revenue for the Hamburg European Open comes from various avenues, including ticket sales, sponsorships, merchandise, and concessions, so the success of the prior year’s tournament heavily influences prize money.

Notably, in 2020 the global pandemic set prize money back significantly. Although the tournament is one of the few that didn’t cancel that year, lower ticket sales resulted in 38% lower prize money.

As you review the following data, you’ll notice a significant decline in prize money from 2008 to 2009. That’s because the tournament lost its Masters 1000 status in 2008, so organizers adjusted the prize money accordingly.

The following table outlines historical ATP prize money for the Hamburg European Open, starting in 2000.

YearHamburg Total Prize Money% Change
2022€1,770,86572%
2021€1,030,900-3%
2020€1,062,520-38%
2019€1,718,1706%
2018€1,619,9358%
2017€1,499,9408%
2016€1,388,8308%
2015€1,285,9558%
2014€1,190,7008%
2013€1,102,50023%
2012€900,000-10%
2011€1,000,0000%
2010€1,000,0000%
2009€1,000,000-51%
2008€2,057,000-7%
2007€2,200,0000%
2006€2,200,0000%
2005€2,200,0000%
2004€2,200,0000%
2003€2,200,000-6%
2002€2,328,000-5%
2001€2,450,0000%
2000€2,450,000

Please note that all data is in euros.

FAQs

Here are a handful of questions we frequently hear from fans and attendees about prize money at the Hamburg European Open.

How much does the winner earn at the Hamburg Open?

For 2022, the winner at Hamburg will take home €333,125, which translates to $339,009 and £282,403.

How much does the runner-up earn at the Hamburg Open?

For 2022, the runner-up at the Hamburg European Open will take home €178,170, which translates to $181,317 and £150,995.

Why did prize money at the Hamburg Open go down in 2021?

Due to the global pandemic, the Hamburg European Open imposed severe limitations on attendance in 2020 and 2021. As a result, the tournament’s revenue suffered, and officials had to reduce prize money.

Is the Hamburg Open’s prize money taxed?

Yes. Prize money at the Hamburg European Open is subject to German taxes. Tax rates increase the more a player earns and caps out at 45%. Players from other countries rarely pay taxes at home.

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