Sep 2, 2009

Elena Dementieva, Sam Querrey officially US Open Series 2009 winners

2009 Olympus US Open Series men’s champion Sam Querrey and women's champion Elena Dementieva were at the photoshoot today.

Both of them are now eligible to compete for the largest payout in tennis history at the 2009 US Open — $2.6 million ($1.6 million for winning the US Open and a $1 million bonus for winning the US Open and the Olympus US Open Series)!

The second and third place finishers will compete for up to $500,000 and $250,000, respectively, in bonus prize money.

(Image via US Open website)

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