Philip Brook, Chairman of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, left, and CEO Ian Ritchie, announce the prize money for the 2011 Wimbledon Championships, at Wimbledon, Tuesday April 19, 2011. ... more 
Philip Brook, Chairman of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, left, and CEO Ian Ritchie, announce the prize money for the 2011 Wimbledon Championships, at Wimbledon, Tuesday April 19, 2011. The singles champions at Wimbledon this year will each receive 1.1 million pounds ($1.8 million), a 10 percent increase from last year, and the total prize fund for the 125th championships is going up by 6.4 percent to 14.6 million pounds ($23.8 million). Because the British pound has strengthened since last year, the increase is even larger when counted in dollars. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Alastair Grant
Tue, Apr 19, 2011 8:50 AM EDT