Australian Open 2015 Prize Money Breakdown

by Sameer Arshad | Posted on Monday, July 21st, 2014 | 0

Australian Open Prize Money Breakdown

Prize Money in tennis grand slams are soaring increases every year, Currently Wimbledon is the highest paying tennis competition where a total of $42.3m USD are allocated for prize money funds. While French Open paid $34m USD in prize money in 2014. US Open also got an overall increase in Prize money which takes the total prize money pool to 34.2 million usd. US Open officials has stated that they would like to reach $50 million in prize money in the next 5 years which is putting pressure on other grand slams to keep the pace.

The winner of 2014 wimbledon championship in mens & women singles took home $2,437,600 in prize money while 2014 Australian open singles winner got $2,650,000 which is the highest in any grand slam so far. Below the detailed breakdown of prize money fund where the numbers are adjusted to US dollar.

Australian Open 2015 Prize Money Breakdown: $33 Million

  • Singles – Men’s and Women’s ($23.8 million)
  • Singles – Qualifying Men ($691,000)
  • Singles – Qualifying Women ($518,400)
  • Doubles – Men’s and Women’s ($4,71 million)
  • Mixed Doubles ($456,250)
  • Other events ($596,749)
Australian Open 2015 Prize Money Breakdown – €33 Million
Category Winners Runner-ups Semi-Finals Quarter-finals 4th Round 3rd Round 2nd Round 1st Round
Men’s Singles $2,65m $1,32m $540,000 $270,000 $135,000 $75,000 $50,000 $30,000
Women Singles $2,65m $1,32m $540,000 $270,000 $135,000 $75,000 $50,000 $30,000
Men’s Double $520,000 $260,000 $130,000 $65,000 $36,000 $21,000 $13,500 N/A
Women Double $520,000 $260,000 $130,000 $65,000 $36,000 $21,000 $13,500 N/A
Mixed Double $135,500 $67,750 $33,900 $15,500 $7800 $3800 N/A N/A
Legends  $40,000 $30,000 $20,000 $15,000 N/A N/A N/A N/A

 

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