Alcaraz ‘lost’ money at Indian Wells despite repeating the title


Alcaraz ‘lost’ money at Indian Wells despite repeating the title

Carlos Alcaraz He was ready to lift one of the heaviest trophies on the circuit, a heavy 10 kilo glass block. In the past, we have seen how some tennis players struggle to try to win it after a difficult final.

The Spaniard, who was warned and had young and strong muscles, did not fall into the trap. He took it with intensity, knowing the dangers of accepting him as one of them.

The financial kick he received caused even more surprise. The awards have been public for months before. Indian Wells The money distributed to tennis players increased by more than 2 percent. It allocated 17,991,110 dollars (16.5 ‘kilo’ euros), which was divided equally ($8,958,555) between the men’s Masters 1000 ATP and the women’s WTA.

Although this larger pot has a trick for individual champions. Carlos Alcaraz It ‘loses’ money from one year to the next, when the prize usually grows with each edition, excluding of course the difficult times of the pandemic.

Carlos Alcaraz pocketed $1,262,220 in 2023. This time they took from him $162,220, the tournament that belonged to the billionaire. Larry Ellison (Oracle) bestowed upon him 1,100,000 dollars, just over a million euros.

The Spaniard added 1,551,000 this season on the official ATP circuit, for matches played. At Indian Wells, she tripled the 451,000 she had gathered between the quarterfinals of the Australian Open, the semifinals of Buenos Aires and the injury-plagued debut in Rio.

He is about to surpass the barrier of 29 million dollars (the official currency for these ranks, about 26.6 euros) in his career. He is fifteenth on the historical list, with a luxurious podium: Novak Djokovic (181,641,018), Rafael Nadal (134,659,704) and Roger Federer (10,594,339). The ninth counting active tennis players.

Daniel Medvedev He is seventh in the relationship, after getting over Alexander Medvedev with $662,360 won as a finalist in Indian Wells.

Season leading earnings, Jannik Sinnerwith 2,861,288 dollars.

Source: La Verdad


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