Wimbledon 2022 prize money broken down as Novak Djokovic and Elena Rybakina rake in £2million jackpots

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NOVAK DJOKOVIC and Elena Rybakina are the 2022 Wimbledon singles champions.

And both stars will walk away from SW19 with a whopping £2MILLION for their fortnight of work.

Novak Djokovic pocketed £2m in prize money for winning Wimbledon

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Novak Djokovic pocketed £2m in prize money for winning WimbledonCredit: AFP
Elena Rybakina also takes home £2m with the prize pots for the Gentlemen's and Ladies' singles equal

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Elena Rybakina also takes home £2m with the prize pots for the Gentlemen’s and Ladies’ singles equalCredit: Getty

Djokovic beat Nick Kyrgios to win his fourth Wimbledon title in a row and seventh overall to take his Grand Slam tally to 21 – just one shy of Rafael Nadal.

Rybakina, like Djokovic, was forced to fight from a set down to lift the famous trophy.

She beat Ons Jabeur to be crowned Wimbledon champion for 2022.

And both pocket £2m apiece, with All England Club chiefs awarding the same pay for the Gentlemen’s and Ladies’ draws since 2007.

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Losing finalists Kyrgios and Jabeur will hardly go short though, with both earning themselves a bumper £1.05m pay-day.

Cameron Norrie was Britain’s most-successful singles player at this year’s grass court Grand Slam.

And for reaching the semi-final – where he lost to eventual champion Djokovic – the No9 seed earned £535,000.

Quarter-finalists, such as Taylor Fritz – who lost to Nadal before he pulled out with injury – pocketed a cool £310,000.

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Heather Watson reached the fourth-round in impressive manner as the Brit walked away with £190,000.

Third-round finishers earned £120,000, while second-rounders – including Andy Murray and Emma Raducanu – were awarded £78.000.

Two-time champion Murray lost to American John Isner in a thrilling match as he continues his comeback from hip surgery.

Raducanu continues to struggle since her historic US Open triumph in September, which earned her £1.8m and millions more in endorsements.

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For half of entrants, they earn £50,000 just for qualifying.

Of the 256 singles players across the Gentlemen’s and Ladies’ draws, 128 are knocked out – but they all go home with what for some is a career-changing amount of money.

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