2.6 million euros, prize money of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell 2019
The Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell 2019 will register an increase of 3.8% in prize money for the players that take part in the tournament, which means that the prize money of the next edition, number 67, will be 2,609,135 euros. The amount allocated in 2,510,900 euros. Apart from the Grand Slams, the tournament is the fifth with the highest prize money in Europe, only surpassed by the Masters 1000 of Monte Carlo, Madrid, Rome and Paris-Bercy.
The 3.8% increase represents an increase of almost 100,000 euros in the awards to players (98,235 exactly), which places the Real Club Tennis Barcelona tournament as the third of its ATP 500. Only the Chinese Open and the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships are ahead.
The biggest increase of the 2019 tournaments is by the London Nitto ATP finals, which goes from 8.5 to 9 million euros, and the lowest corresponds to the ATP 250 of St. Petersburg, whose prize money registers a moderate increase of 4,810 euros.
In addition to the known change of Córdoba (Argentina) for Quito in the calendar of tournaments of the American tour on clay, the 2019 calendar presents another modification, this time in China, where the city of Zhuhai replaces Shenzhen as the scenario of the ATP 250 of the month of September.