The 2016 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix tournament for women tennis players on the WTC circuit is taking place this week from April 18-24, 2016, on the clay courts at the Porsche Arena located in Stuttgart, Germany. Here is a list of the prize money up for grabs for the women players at the 2016 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix.
The total prize money up for grabs at the 2016 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix is $759,000. That is up 3.8% over the $731,000 that was up for grabs last year. As a real kicker for this tournament the winner also gets a brand new Porsche 911 Carrera luxury sports car which is worth at least $85,000.
The money shown below has been converted from Euros to dollars at the current exchange rate of 1.14. The money shown is not cumulative players only earn the amounts shown for the last round they advance to.
- Winner – $118,756
The winner of the 2016 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix will earn $118,756. Angelique Kerber is the defending champion of this tournament and prior to her win Maria Sharapova won this tournament from 2012-14.
- Runner-up – $63,417
The runner-up at the 2016 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix will earn $63,417. The runner-up last year was Caroline Wozniacki who has never won this tournament.
- Semis – $33,872
The two women tennis players who lose in the semis will each earn $33,872. Last year, American Madison Brengle lost in the semis as did Romanian tennis star Simona Halep.
- Quarters – $18,207
The four women who lose in the quarters will each earn $18,207. The four women who lost in the quarters last year were Carla Suarez Navarro, Sara Errani, Ekaterina Makarova and Carolina Garcia from France.
- Second round – $9,672
Reaching the second round at the 2016 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix is worth $9,672. Women who lost in the second round last year include Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova, Belinda Bencic and Lucie Safarova.
- First round – $6,196
Just for playing in the 1st round each woman who loses will earn $6,196. Women who lost in the 1st round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix last year include Ana Ivanovic, Julia Goerges, Sabine Lisicki and Agnes Radwanska from Poland.
Doubles prize money at 2016 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
- Winners – $37,146
The winning doubles team at he 2016 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix will earn $37,146. Each winning player will earn $18,573. American Bethanie Mattek-Sands teamed up with Czech player Lucie Safarova to win this tournament last year.
- Runners-up – $19,845
After the runners-up the teams that lose in the semis will each earn $10,845 per team or $5,423 per player. The teams that lose in the quarters will each earn $5,519 per team or $2,760 per player. Teams losing in the first round will earn $2,997 per team or $1,499 per player.