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2022 Australian Open Prize Money Breakdown Per Round

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Australian Open 2022 Prize Money Breakdown Per Round

Australian Open 2022 breakdown per round and winners? How much is the Australian Open prize money? How much money does the Australian Open Singles and Doubles winners get? Watch & Bet on Tennis Live Here >

The year’s first Grand Slam is underway and is into its second week. The best tennis players in the world will take on one another to find out who wins the Grand Slam of the Asia Pacific.

All the biggest names in the tennis world go to Australia to compete for the title. Since the tournament is a Grand Slam, the prize money is also massive here. In this article we will go through everything about the prize money.

Australian Open Prize Money 2022 Breakdown

On 4 October 2011, when they launched Australian Open 2012, the tournament director announced that the prize money was increased to A$26,000,000.

It is the highest prize money for a tennis tournament. It was announced the prize money will be increased to AUD $40 million from 2015 onwards. The names of the tournament winners are inscribed on the perpetual trophy cups.

  • The women’s singles winner is presented with the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup.
  • The men’s singles winner is presented with the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup.

2022 Australian Open Prize Money Breakdown

How much is Prize money Australian Open? Australian Open minimum prize money? Despite the prize money being in huge amounts, its one of the lowest as far as Grand Slams are concerned. Here is the prize money of all competitions in the Australian Open.

Prize money for winners in every category has been boosted, following a COVID-affected 2021 tournament.

Australian Open 2022 did not get another prize money hike. Instead the total price money was decreased by 6,5% compared to the 2021 prize money pool.

The total prize money purse for the 2022 Australian Open will be AUD$75 million (AUD$80 million).

Australian Open 2022 Prize Money Table

Here is the complete breakout of the 2022 prize money purse for Australia Open in different categories. Players losing in the qualifying rounds also gets paid.

The prize money awarded in the men’s and women’s singles tournaments is distributed equally. The total prize money for the 2022 tournament is decreased by 6.25% to AUD $75,000,000.

Below is the entire breakdown of Australian Open 2022 prize money. The prize money breakdown is as follows:

Australian Open 2022 Singles Doubles* Mixed Doubles*
Winner A$4,400,000 A$800,000 A$190,000
Runners-up A$2,200,000 A$400,000 A$100,000
Semi-Finalists A$1,100,000 A$200,000 A$50,000
Quarter-Finalists A$600,000 A$110,000 A$24,000
Round of 16 A$300,000 A$62,000 A$11,500
Round of 32 A$180,000 A$40,000 A$6,250
Round of 64 A$140,000 A$25,000 N/A 
Round of 1281
A$90,000 N/A N/A 
Qualifying Round 3 A$50,500 N/A N/A 
Qualifying Round 2 A$33,500 N/A  N/A
Qualifying Round 1 A$24,000 N/A N/A

1Qualifiers prize money was also the Round of 128 prize money.
*per team

Australian Open Prize Money Distribution

The increase see the players winning their singles qualifying round matches earning more than double what they were paid in 2021.

Men and women singles winners will pocket AUD$4.4 million (AUD$2.85 million) each.

The runner-ups will also pocket AUD$2.2 million (AUD$1.5 million) while semifinalists in both mens and women singles event will pocket AUD$850,000.

The increase comes as part of yearly agreement where all four grand slams have been constantly increasing total prize money purse over the past 10 years.

Men’s singles qualifying round 1 winners will take home around AUD$24,000, second round winners will get $33,500 and third round winners will pocked massive AUD$50,500.

Both mens and women doubles event also got increase with winners taking home $800,000 while runner ups pocketing as much as $400,000.

Currently US Open is the highest paying grand slam with over $60 million offered in the 2021 US Open.

We can safely assume that all other three grand slams will also increase their prize money in 2022 and here is our complete Grand Slam prize money breakdown. The Grand Slam with the highest prize money is the US Open followed by Wimbledon.

Australian Open 2021 Prize Money Table

The total prize money for the 2021 tournament was increased by 12.7% to a tournament AUD $80,000,000. In 2021 the prize money was distributed as follows:

Australian Open 2021 Singles Doubles Mixed Doubles
Winner A$2,750,000 A$700,000 A$150,500
Runners-up A$1,500,000 A$350,000 A$75,500
Semi-Finalists A$850,000 A$175,000 A$37,500
Quarter-Finalists A$525,000 A$90,000 A$18,750
Round of 16 A$320,000 A$49,000 A$12,000
Round of 32 A$215,000 A$29,500 A$4,500
Round of 64 A$150,000 A$18,500 N/A
Round of 1281 A$100,000 N/A N/A
Qualifying Round 3 A$52,500 N/A N/A
Qualifying Round 2 A$35,000 N/A N/A
Qualifying Round 1 A$25,000 N/A N/A

1Qualifiers prize money was also the Round of 128 prize money.
*per team

Australian Open Prize Money 2022 Breakdown

Australian Open Prize Money for Men’s and Women’s Singles tournaments

We can safely assume that all other three grand slams will also increase their prize money in 2021 and here is our complete grand slam prize money breakdown details. Watch & Bet on Tennis Live Here >

Here’s the breakdown of the prize money for the Men’s and Women’s Singles tournaments for this year’s Australian Open:

Australian Open Singles Prize Money 2022 2021
Winner A$4,400,000 A$2,750,000
Runners-up A$2,200,000 A$1,500,000
Semi-Finalists A$1,100,000 A$850,000
Quarter-Finalists A$600,000 A$525,000
Round of 16 A$300,000 A$320,000
Round of 32 A$180,000 A$215,000
Round of 64 A$140,000 A$150,000
Round of 1281
A$90,000 A$100,000
Qualifying Round 3 A$50,500 A$52,500
Qualifying Round 2 A$33,500 A$35,000
Qualifying Round 1 A$24,000 A$25,000

The players winning their singles qualifying round matches are earning less than what they were paid in 2021.

Men’s singles qualifying round 1 winners will take home around AUD$24,000, second-round winners will get $33,500 and third-round winners will pocked massive AUD$50,000.

2022 Australian Open Men’s Singles Prize Money

Australian Open prize money mens’s singles? The big question here is who wins the Australian Open and how much prize money does the winner get. People often consider how much money the winner gets or how much money does the runner-up or semifinalists. We at Silly Season will now walk you through the prize money each round has.

In the Men’s tournament, usual suspects Daniil Medvedev, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have a very good chance of winning the title this year. Last year’s runner-up Marin Cilic has been in good form and he is a heavy dark horse to win the tournament this year.

Another dark horse is Alexander Zverev who many think is the future World No.1. Zverev who is the 4th seed has already reached the fourth round of the competition, his personal best and there is a little more than an outside chance of becoming the first German to win the Australian Open in more than two decades.

Australian Open Winner betting odds 2022 men’s Singles Odds
Novak Djokovic 2,50
Daniil Medvedev 2,50
Alexander Zverev 4,00
Rafael Nadal 11,00
Stefanos Tsitsipas 21,00

2022 Australian Open Women’s Singles Prize Money

Australian Open prize money women’s singles? In the Women’s Singles tournament, Serena Williams is a heavy favorite to win the title. Provided she wins, she will equal Margaret Court’s all-time record of 24 Grand Slam titles. Watch & Bet on Tennis Live Here >

2016 champion Angelique Kerber is also in terrific form and has lost only 10 games in three matches so far. Hence, she also has a very strong chance of lifting her second Australian Open and fourth Grand Slam title.

US Open champion Naomi Osaka is a rising youngster and is also among the contenders to win the title. Local girl Ashleigh Barty and Elina Svitolina are strong dark horses to win the title.

Australian Open Winner betting odds 2022 women’s Singles Odds
Ashleigh Barty
4,00
Naomi Osaka 7,50
Iga Swiatek 13,00
Aryna Sabalenka 26,00
Elina Svitolina 36,00

Australian Open Prize Money for Men’s and Women’s Doubles tournaments

When it comes to Doubles, the prize money is pretty low compared to that of Singles. In fact, the amount the winners get is less than the amount received by the Singles semi-finalists.

Last year, the total sum in doubles was €2,176,000. So this year, the amount has increased a little.

Both men’s and women’s double’s event also got increase with winners taking home $800,000 while runner ups pocketing as much as $400,000.

Here is the prize money for various rounds in the Men’s and Women’s Doubles tournaments. Watch & Bet on Tennis Live Here >

Australian Open Doubles Prize Money 2022 2021
Winner A$800,000 A$700,000
Runners-up A$400,000 A$350,000
Semi-Finalists A$200,000 A$175,000
Quarter-Finalists A$110,000 A$90,000
Round of 16 A$62,000 A$49,000
Round of 32 A$40,000 A$29,500
Round of 64 A$25,000 A$18,500
Round of 1281
N/A N/A 
Qualifying Round 3 N/A N/A 
Qualifying Round 2 N/A  N/A
Qualifying Round 1 N/A N/A

Australian Open tennis men’s doubles prize money

Australian Open prize money men’s doubles? The winning team get A$800,000 in price money!

Australian Open tennis women’s doubles prize money

Australian Open prize money women’s doubles? The winning team get A$800,000 in price money!

Australian Open Prize Money 2022 Breakdown

Australian Open total prize money year-by-year

Here is the total Australian prize money year-by year since inception 2001 until date 2022:

Year Total prize money (AUD) Change (%)
2022 $75,000,000 -6.25%
2021 $80,000,000 +12.7%
2020 $71,000,000
2019 $62,500,000
2018 $55,000,000
2017 $50,000,000
2016 $44,000,000
2015 $40,000,000
2014 $33,000,000
2013  $30,000,000
2012 $26,000,000
2011 $25,005,635
2010 $24,094,000
2009 $23,140,000
2008 $20,600,000
2007 $20,000,000
2006 $19,300,000
2005 $19,100,000
2004 $19,000,000
2003 $18,180,000
2002 $16,500,000
2001 $13,857,625

Australian Open total prize money year-by-year

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