RAFAEL NADAL could walk away with a cheque for €2,200,000 if he takes victory at the French Open.

Nadal will be targeting a stunning 11th French Open title when the tournament kicks off in May.
The current ‘King of Clay’ is currently battling back from injury but if fit will be one of the favorites to win at Roland Garros following the withdrawal of Roger Federer.And Nadal could be in line for a huge pay cheque if he progresses all the way through to the final.

The French Open has officially confirmed the overall prize fund will be €39,197,000 for 2018, which represents a 10 percent increase for the singles tournaments.

The most significant increases are in the qualifying rounds and first rounds but there is a 4.6 percent rise from 2017 on the sum the winner takes home.

Rafael Nadal will pocket €2,200,000 if he wins the French Open

The French Open have also announced several rule changes that are listed as follows on their website.

25 seconds:-The players will now have 25 seconds between points, instead of the previous 20 seconds. Spectators will be able to follow the countdown on a timer during the qualies.

A more organized warm-up procedure:- When the second player reaches their bench, the two players must go to the umpire’s chair for the toss within the space of a minute.- The players will then have five whole minutes to warm up. After the warm-up, they will have one minute in which to start play.Juniors changes:-

No service lets in the Juniors- In accordance with the rules applied at ITF Junior tournaments since the beginning of the year, no service lets will be allowed in the junior tournaments.

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