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 2022 will be played from Mon, 17 January – Sun, 30 January 2022.
The prize money for the Australian Open 2022 season reportedly has been announced and fixed for more than $75 Million (AUD). Players who will lose in early rounds will take more prize money compared to the previous year.
Singles Champion will get US$4.4 Million in his purse.
While talking about ranking points The Australian Open Singles champion will earn 2000 and the runner-up 1300 points.
Complete Breakdown of Prize Money 2022
The following table shows a summary of reported prize money for the season of 2022.
The tables containing category-wise Singles, Doubles, Mixed Doubles (Men, Women), Aus Open breakdown for the year 2022 prize money for winners and runners-up will soon be available. You can see last year’s details until then.
Men’s & Women’s – Singles 2021
Men’s & Women’s – Doubles 2021
Mixed Doubles 2021
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.