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The tennis champion at Wimbledon this summer beckons a record prize money. Both winners will each receive one million pounds, as the organizing All England Club announced. With the increase of 150 000 pounds to the depreciation of the pound sterling against the dollar and the euro are compensated. The premium for the winner the equivalent of 1.134 million €. "We need to offer prize money, which the tournament is reasonable and competitive in the market," the club chairman Tim Phillips said the reasons for the increase. By increasing the organizers of the prize money for the Grand Slam tournament in London have doubled in the past ten years total.
Both Winners get 1.134.000 Euros , or one Million GB £. 150.000 more than last year.