PARIS — Total prize money for the French Open will go up by around 8 percent this year, with the men’s and women’s champions winning 2.2 million euros ($2.7 million) each, an increase of 100,000 euros.

Roland Garros director Guy Forget says that the total prize money will reach 39.197 million euros ($48 million), an increase of about 3 million euros from last year.

This year’s tournament in Paris is scheduled for May 27-June 10.

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