Australian Open 2022 Prize Money

Australian Open Prize MoneyThe Australian Open is a tennis tournament held annually. The tournament is the first of the four Grand Slam tennis events held every year. The first Grand Slam of the 2021 season is all set to begin. It will begin on Mon, Jan 17, 2022 and ends on Sun, Jan 30, 2022. As in previous tournaments, the Australian Open tournament will be held at Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia.

The Australian Open has grown to become one of the biggest sporting events. In the 2020 tournament, the tournament was the highest attended Grand Slam event, with more than 812,000 people attended. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, there’s a slight possibility to change match time and schedule for quarantine requirements and travel restrictions.

The Australian Open contains many events as given:

  • Men’s Single
  • Women’s Single
  • Men’s Double
  • Women’s Double
  • Mixed doubles
  • Junior boys’ singles
  • Junior boys’ doubles
  • Junior girls’ singles
  • Junior girls’ doubles
  • Men’s wheelchair singles
  • Men’s wheelchair doubles
  • Women’s wheelchair singles
  • Women’s wheelchair doubles
  • Quads wheelchair singles
  • Quads wheelchair doubles
  • Men’s legends
  • Women’s legends

The Australian Open total prize money for 2022 increased by 4.9% to a tournament record A$75,000,000. The prize money list is given below :

Singles (MEN/WOMEN)

Stage Prize Money in AUD Prize Money in USD
Winner $2,875,000 $2,071,064
Runner-up $1,575,000 $1,134,583
Semifinal $895,000 $644,731
Quarterfinal $538,500 $387,919
Round 4 $328,000 $236,281
Round 3 $221,000 $159,202
Round 2 $154,000 $110,937
Round 1 $103,000 $74,198
Q3 $53,500 $38,540
Q2 $35,500 $25,573
Q1 $25,250 $18,189

The singles champion will take home $2,071,064 USD, while the runner-up will receive $1,134,583 USD. The semifinalists’ cheque will be for $644,731 USD and the quarterfinalists will earn $387,919 USD. The fourth round players will receive $236,281, $159,202 for reaching the third round and $110,937 USD for reaching the second round. First-round losers will take home $74,198 and the qualifiers 1st, 2nd and 3rd will receive $18,189, $25,573 and $38,540

These are the prize money for both men and women singles. They both will receive the same prize money.

Doubles (MEN/WOMEN)

Stage Prize Money in AUD Prize Money in USD
Winner $675,000 $486,250
Runner-up $360,000 $259,333
Semifinal $205,000 $147,676
Quarterfinal $113,000 $81,402
Round 3 $65,250 $47,004
Round 2 $45,100 $32,489
Round 1 $30,050 $21,647

The doubles champions will receive $486,250 USD, with the runners-up earning $259,333 USD. The doubles semifinalists will take home $147,676 and the quarterfinalists get $81,402 USD. Teams who reach the third round will receive $47,004, the second round will receive $32,489 and first-round losers will receive $21,647 USD.

These are the prize money for both men and women doubles. The men’s and women’s teams will receive the same prize money.

Mixed Doubles

Stage Prize Money in AUD Prize Money in USD
Winner $154,500 $110,916
Runner-up $87,550 $62,853
Semifinal $46,350 $33,275
Quarterfinal $24,750 $17,768
Round 2 $12,350 $8,866
Round 1 $6,450 $4,630

The mixed doubles champions will receive $110,916 USD, with the runners-up earning $62,853 USD. The mixed doubles semifinalists will take home $33,275 USD and the quarterfinalists will receive $17,768 USD. Teams who reach the second round will receive $8,866 and the first-round losers will receive $4,630 USD.

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