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 prize money list is given below :

Singles (MEN/WOMEN)

Stage Prize Money in AUD Prize Money in USD
Winner $2,750,000 $2,138,125
Runner-up $1,500,000 $1,166,250
Semifinal $850,000 $660,875
Quarterfinal $525,000 $408,188
Round 4 $320,000 $248,800
Round 3 $215,000 $167,163
Round 2 $150,000 $116,625
Round 1 $100,000 $77,750
Q3 $52,500 $40,819
Q2 $35,000 $27,213
Q1 $25,000 $19,438

The singles champion will take home $2,138,125 USD, while the runner-up will receive $1,166,250 USD. The semifinalists’ cheque will be for $660,875 USD and the quarterfinalists will earn $408,188 USD. The fourth round players will receive $248,800, $167,163 for reaching the third round and $116,625 USD for reaching the second round. First-round losers will take home $77,750 and the qualifiers 1st, 2nd and 3rd will receive $40,819, $27,213 and $19,438.

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 $600,000 $466,638
Runner-up $340,000 $264,428
Semifinal $200,000 $155,546
Quarterfinal $110,000 $85,550
Round 3 $65,000 $50,552
Round 2 $45,000 $34,998
Round 1 $30,000 $23,332

The doubles champions will receive $466,638 USD, with the runners-up earning $264,428 USD. The doubles semifinalists will take home $155,546 and the quarterfinalists get $85,550 USD. Teams who reach the third round will receive $50,552, the second round will receive $34,998 and first-round losers will receive $23,332 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 $150,000 $115,275
Runner-up $85,000 $65,323
Semifinal $45,000 $34,583
Quarterfinal $24,000 $18,444
Round 2 $12,000 $9,222
Round 1 $6,250 $4,803

The mixed doubles champions will receive $115,275 USD, with the runners-up earning $65,323 USD. The mixed doubles semifinalists will take home $34,583 USD and the quarterfinalists will receive $18,444 USD. Teams who reach the second round will receive $9,222 and the first-round losers will receive $4,803 USD.

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