Grand Slam Player Grants

Each year, Player Grand Slam® Grants are awarded by the Grand Slam Development Fund (GSDF). In 2019, a total of $650,000 will be provided to 29 players from 20 countries around the world, in order to assist with their competition-related expenses and help them to develop as professional tennis players, with the ultimate goal of competing in Grand Slam tournaments. 

The GSDF Committee considers specific age, ranking and regional representation criteria when making decisions on which players should receive grants, with all recipients deemed to show exceptional potential.

The following European men and women will receive $25,000 grants for 2019:

  • Magdalena Frech (POL)
  • Valentini Grammatikopoulou (GRE)
  • Ivana Jorovic (SRB)
  • Kaja Juvan (SLO)
  • Miomir Kecmanovic (SRB)
  • Kamil Majchrzak (POL)
  • Sebastian Ofner (AUT)
  • Zsombor Piros (HUN)
  • Jurij Rodionov (AUT)
  • Andreea Amalia Rosca (ROU)
  • Viktoriya Tomova (BUL)
  • Mate Valkusz (HUN)
  • Mikael Ymer (SWE)
  • Katarina Zavatska (UKR).


Former Australian Open and Roland Garros winner Li Na, three-time Roland Garros champion Gustavo Kuerten and current world No. 1 Simona Halep are among the leading names to have been supported by the Fund in the past.