US Open: Record purse of £35m on offer in 2016 event
The richest purse in the history of tennis will be on offer at this year's US Open.
Prize money for the event will be $46.3m (£35m) - an increase of $4m (£3m) on the 2015 event.
Both the men's and women's singles champions will earn $3.5m (£2.6m) - a record payout for the tournament, which runs from 29 August to 11 September.
The average increase per round for the singles competition is 10% above the 2015 US Open.