World Padel Tour Prize Money: The Complete Guide

World Padel Tour is the greatest international circuit of padel in the world. A lot of fans ask the question: how much does a player earn on the World Padel Tour?

Find out in this guide.

Prize Money World Padel Tour 2019

The prize money differs according to the type of competition, distinguishing between Master, Open, Challenger, and Masters Cup. 

There are five Masters, eleven Opens, and three Challenger tournaments each year. 

Masters Cup is the final of the season, where the eight first pairs of the ranking have the right to participate. 

Tournament MenPrize Money
Master105.000 €
Open91.360 €
Challenger17.500 €
Masters Cup110.000 €
Tournament WomenPrize Money
Master40.000 €
Open35.000 €
Challenger12.500 €
Masters Cup45.000 €

Master, Men

Five tournaments per year.

RoundPrize Money Per PlayerTotal Prize
Champion10.500 € / player21.000 €
Finalist6.825 € / player13.650 €
Semifinals3.937,5 € / player15.750 €
Qurterfinals2.362,5 € / player18.900 €
Round of 161.121,85 € / player18.900 €
Round of 32525 € / player15.200 €

Open, Men

Eleven tournaments per year.

RoundPrize Money Per PlayerTotal Prize
Champion9.136 € / player18.272 €
Finalist5.938,4 € / player11.876.8 €
Semifinals3.426 € / player13.704 €
Qurterfinals2.055,6 € / player16.444,8 €
Round of 161.027,8 € / player16.444,8 €
Round of 32513,9 € / player12.333,6 €
First round285,5 € / player2.284 €

Challenger, Men

Three tournaments per year.

RoundPrize Money Per PlayerTotal Prize
Champion1.662,5 € / player3,325 €
Finalist962,5 € / player1.925 €
Semifinals568,75 € / player2.275 €
Qurterfinals371,88 € / player2.975 €
Round of 16207,81 € / player3.325 €
Round of 32153,13 € / player3.675 €

Masters Cup, Men

One Masters Cup per year.

RoundPrize Money Per PlayerTotal Prize
Champion16.500 € / player33.000 €
Finalist11.000 € / player22.000 €
Semifinals5.775 € / player23.100 €
Qurterfinals3.712,5 € / player29.700 €
First Round1.100 € / player2.200 €

Master, Female

Four tournaments per year.

RoundPrize Money Per PlayerTotal Prize
Champion4.000 € / player8.000 €
Finalist2.600 € / player5.200 €
Semifinals1.500 € / player6.000 €
Qurterfinals900 € / player7.200 €
Round of 16450 € / player7.200 €
Round of 32266.67 € / player6.400 €

Open, Female

Ten tournaments per year.

RoundPrize Money Per PlayerTotal Prize
Champion3.325 € / player6.650 €
Finalist2.275 € / player4.550 €
Semifinals1.312,5 € / player5.250 €
Qurterfinals743,75 € / player5.950 €
Round of 16415,63 € / player6.650 €
Round of 32247,92 € / player5.950 €

Challenger, Female

Two tournaments per year.

RoundPrize Money Per PlayerTotal Prize
Champion1.187,5 € / player2.375 €
Finalist812,5 € / player1.625 €
Semifinals437,5 € / player1.750 €
Qurterfinals250 € / player2.000 €
Round of 16156,25 € / player2.500 €
Round of 3293,75 € / player2.250 €

Masters Cup, Women

One tournament per year.

RoundPrize Money Per PlayerTotal Prize
Champion6.750 € / player13.500 €
Finalist4.500 € / player9.000 €
Semifinals2.362,5 € / player9.450 €
Qurterfinals1.518,75 € / player12.150 €
First Round450 € / player900 €

Prize Money World Padel Tour 2020

Prize money increases every year, and World Padel Tour will announce the prize money for 2020 in the technical regulations. They publish the regulations at the beginning of each year.

World Padel Tour Costs

One thing to consider while thinking about World Padel Tour prize money is that the players have significant costs associated with the tournaments. For example, each player has a team with coaches, and other significant expenses include travel and hotels. 

Sponsorships

Like many other sports, padel players earn more from sponsors than actually prize money. Big sponsors include international companies like Volvo, Adeslas, and Adidas. It’s not publicly known how much the best player in the world makes in sponsorship deals yet.

World Padel Tour Host Countries

World Padel Tour 2019 take place in Spain, Argentina, Portugal, Sweden, France, Brazil, and Mexico. The tour is looking to add new host countries each year as the sport is growing rapidly worldwide.

World Padel Tour Prize Money In The Future

Two factors heavily dictate the prize money of the world padel tour, tournament audience, and the number of people watching online or on TV. Bigger audience equals more money in sponsorship deals. Each year more and more companies are putting money into padel as the global padel audience is growing bigger. As long as the sport continues to grow, the prize money of the tournament will also grow. 

Which player has earned the most money in padel?

Fernando Belasteguín from Argentine has played almost 400 matches on the World Padel Tour, and he has won over 90% of them. ‘Bela’ is a legend in padel, and he is the player with the biggest earnings in prize money by far.

Conclusion

In the Masters Cup, the greatest padel tournament of the year the total prize money for males is 110.000 € and for women 45.000 €.

The winning team in the Masters Cup male tournament earns 16.500 € / player, and the champion in the female tournament makes 6.750 € / player. 

In addition to that, World Padel Tour players can also earn prize money in Masters (five tournaments per year), Opens (eleven tournaments per year), and Challengers (three tournaments per year).