Australian Open Prize Money: 2022 Full Table

Australian Open Prize Money

It is annual tennis happening in Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia, during the last 2 weeks of the month of January. The competition is first amongst the 4 Grand Slam tennis tournaments conducted every year, following the French Open, the Wimbledon, and then the United States Open.

Single and mixed double matches for men’s and women’s; junior championships; and wheelchair, legends, and exhibition events are also included. Prior to 1988, it was played on grass courts, but three varieties of hardcourt surfaces have been used since then: green-colored Rebound Ace up until 2007, blue Plexicushion from 2008 to 2019, and blue GreenSet since 2020.

Australian Open Prize Money 2022

The Australian Open of the year 2022 was a Grand Slam tennis event held in Melbourne Park from February 8 to 21, 2022. It was the 109th Australian Open, the 53rd in the Open Era, and the year’s opening Major competition. The event was initially set for January 17–30, 2022, but was pushed back three weeks to February owing to the COVID-19 epidemic. The competition was part of the ATP Tour 2022 and the WTA Tour 2022.

The tournament includes professional singles, doubles, and mixed doubles competitions. Wheelchair tennis players took part in singles and doubles competitions. Kia was the tournament’s major sponsor, as it has been in previous years.

Novak Djokovic successfully defended his Men’s Singles Championship, winning his 18th Grand Slam title in straight sets over Daniil Medvedev. Sofia Kenin was the reigning Women’s Singles champion, however, she was defeated in the second round by Kaia Kanepi. Naomi Osaka won her fourth Grand Slam singles champion in the final, defeating first-time Major finalist Jennifer Brady in straight sets.

Breakdown Of Australian Open Prize Money 2022

Given below is the table that shows the Australian prize money category wise distribution:

Men’s & Women’s – Singles

Year 2022Australian$ (AUD)US Dollars$ (USD)UK Pound £ (GBP)% Change than last Year 2020
Champion$2,750,000$2,113,375£1,396,425-33%
Runner-up$1,500,000$1,152,750£761,686-27%
Semifinal$850,000$653,225£431,622-18.2%
Quarterfinal$525,000$403,463£266,590
Round 4$320,000$245,920£162,4936.6%
Round 3$215,000$165,228£109,17519.4%
Round 2$150,000$115,275£76,16917.1%
Round 1$100,000$76,850£50,77911%
Qualifying – Q3$52,500$40,346£26,6595%
Qualifying – Q2$35,000$26,898£17,7737.7%
Qualifying – Q1$25,000$19,213£12,69525%

Men’s & Women’s – Doubles

Year 2021Australian$ (AUD)US Dollars$ (USD)UK Pound £ (GBP)% Change than last Year 2020
Champion$600,000$461,100£343,295-21%
Runner-up$340,000$261,290£194,534-10.5%
Semifinal$200,000$153,700£114,432
Quarterfinal$110,000$84,535£62,937
Round 3 – R1$65,000$49,953£37,190
Round 2 – R3$45,000$34,583£25,74718.4%
Round 1 – R3$30,000$23,055£17,16520%

Mixed Doubles

Year 2021Australian$ (AUD)US Dollars$ (USD)UK Pound £ (GBP)% Change than last Year 2020
Champion$600,000$461,100£343,295-21%
Runner-up$340,000$261,290£194,534-10.5%
Semifinal$200,000$153,700£114,432
Quarterfinal$110,000$84,535£62,937
Round 3 – R1$65,000$49,953£37,190
Round 2 – R3$45,000$34,583£25,74718.4%
Round 1 – R3$30,000$23,055£17,16520%

The entire prize money pool remains at the same amount as in 2020 (A$71.5 million).

Singles prize money has been reduced by 33% for the champion and 27% for the runner-up compared to last year. Regardless, the Singles champion will get $2.75 million $AUD.

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).

YEARAUSTRALIAN DOLLAR (A$)US DOLLAR ($)UK POUND (GBP)CHANGE THAN LAST YEAR

2021A$80,000,000 (80 M)$61647577 (61.6 Million)45304400 (45.3 Million)12.6%
2020$71,000,000 (71 M)A$47,651,006 (47.6 M)£54,940,86513.60%
2019A$45362500 (45.3 M)$62,500,000 (62.5 M)£48,363,43713.64%
2018A$55,000,000 (55 M)$36,880,081 (36.8 M)£42,559,82510.00%
2017A$50,000,000 (50 M)44,715,447 (44.7 M)£38,690,75013.64%
2016A$44,000,000 (44 M)$31,205,673 (31.2 M)£34,047,86010.00%
2015A$40,000,000 (40 M)$30,800,000 (30.8 M)£30,952,60021.21%
2014A$33,000,000 (33 M)$28,947,368 (28 M)£25,535,89510.00%
2013A$30,000,000 (30 M)28,790,786 (28 M)£23,214,45015.38%
2012A$26,000,000 (26 M)$26,584,867 (26 M)£20,119,1903.98%
2011A$25,005,635 (25 M)$25,568,133 (25 M)£19,349,7353.78%
2010$24,094,000 (24 M)27,379,545 (27 M)£18,644,2984.12%
2009$23,140,000 (23 M)$17,328,825 (17 M)£17,906,07912.33%
2008$20,600,000 (20.1 M)$17,510,000 17.5 M)£15,940,5893.00%
2007$20,000,000 (20 M)$1,558,000 (15.5M)£15,476,3003.63%
2006$19,300,000 (19.3 M)$14,475,000 (14.4 M)£14,934,6291.05%
2005$19,100,000 (19.1 M)$14,516,000 (14.5 M)£14,779,8660.53%
2004$19,000,000 (19 M)$14,060,000 (14 M)£14,702,4854.51%
2003$18,180,000 (18.1 M)$11,817,000 (11.8 M)£14,067,95610.18%
2002$16,500,000 (16.5 M)$8,910,000 (8.9 M)£12,767,94719.07%

The 109th Australian Open took place in Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in 2021.

The tournament was organized by the ITF and was part of Grand Slam schedules for the ATP Tour and WTA Tour in 2021. The tournament features tennis single and double matches for men and women, along with mixed doubles competition.

The Grade A category of competitions includes singles and doubles categories for both male players and female players (below 18). The junior tournaments will take place in late 2021. Since it was the part of NEC tour’s Grand Slam category, there were also singles- doubles- and quad-events for men’s and women’s wheelchair tennis players.

The event was held on hard tennis courts across a total of 25 courts, with the four main show tennis courts being Rod Laver Arena, John Cain Arena (previously Melbourne Arena), Margaret Court Arena, and 1573 Arena.

For the first time in Grand Slam history, all matches were judged using Hawk-Eye Live automated line judging. As a result, calls could no longer be contested by the participants.

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