The first tournament of the Grand Slam series in the tennis world is the Australian Open which is played in Melbourne, Australia. The Australian Open prize money is considered one of the highest payouts in international tennis.
As in the next, the Australian Open 20201 will be played from Mon, 08 – Sun, 21 February 2021 so we will update the latest prize money as soon as announced officially. 8 to 21 February
The prize money for the Australian Open 2021 season has been announced and fixed for more than $80 Million (AUD). Players who will lose in early rounds will take more prize money compared to the previous year.
Singles Champion will get AU$2,750,000 (A$2.7 Million) in his purse (33% less than 2020), runner-up will get A$1,500,000 A$1.5 Million (27% less than 2020).
While talking about ranking points The Australian Open Singles champion will earn 2000 and the runner-up 1300 points.
Complete Breakdown of Prize Money 2021
The following tables show category wise Singles, Doubles, Mixed Doubles (Men, Women), Aus Open breakdown for the year 2021 prize money for winners and runners up.
Men’s & Women’s – Singles
Men’s & Women’s – Doubles
The total Prize money pool is maintained at last years’ 2020 level of A$71.5 Million.
Singles prize money has been reduced drastically from last year as 33 % for champion and 27 % for Runner-Up. In spite Singles champion will get $2.75 million $AUD.
The payout of 16, 32 and 64 Rounds have been incremented by 7, 19% and 17%.
Luck Looser in qualifying round will get A$100,00.
History of Total Prize Money(Year Wise)
The following table is showing the total purse of the Australian Open (Year-wise) for the last 20 years has been given in Australian Dollar (AUD), US Dollars($), and Pound Sterling (GBP).
History with Complet Break Down (Year Wise)
In the last year, 2020 tournament management has fixed A$ 71 Million ($49.2 Million) prize money, which is a record 13.6% increment in the last year’s 2019. The Singles winner took A$4,120,000 ($2,853,100) and Runner-Up won A$2,065,000 ($1,430,012). For complete details of Australian Open 2020 Prize money.