Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf went home to Pennsylvania with a $3 million prize for winning the solo competition.
Giersdorf won with 59 points, comfortably beating his closest rival, who finished with 33 points. That second-place winner, Harrison Chang, took home $1.8 million.
The winners of the duo competition, a Norwegian-Austrian pair, also took home $3 million.
For comparison, the tennis players who win the U.S. Open at the same venue in a few weeks will get $3.85 million.
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There are reports Giersdorf's social media accounts were hacked shortly after the win. His Twitter account had retweeted a Tweet with derogatory comments.
Bugha's phone and social media accounts have been compromised. We are aware of the situation and are working to regain control.— SEN Bugha ✈️ NY (@bugha) July 29, 2019
- Sentinels Management