Within the fashionable period, grand slams are the place tennis gamers cement their legacies. It is also the place they make a major quantity of their cash for the yr, particularly for many who do not have profitable endorsement offers.
The 2020 Australian Open has the match’s highest purse of all time, although it nonetheless will not break final yr’s U.S. Open for the document of highest-paying tennis match ever.
The Australian Open has had equal prize cash for the boys’s and ladies’s tournaments since 2001. Since then, the French Open (2006) and Wimbledon (2007) have additionally made their payouts equal between the women and men, giving all 4 grand slams equal prize cash.
Here is a breakdown of the prize cash that shall be award on the 2020 Australian Open.
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What’s the Australian Open purse for 2020?
The 2020 Australian Open purse is $48,839,125 for the boys’s and ladies’s tournaments. It is a rise of 13.6 % from final yr’s purse.
How a lot cash does the winner get?
The lads’s and ladies’s singles champions will earn roughly $2.83 million every.
Final yr’s winners, Naomi Osaka and Novak Djokovic, gained about $2.82 million.
The lads’s and ladies’s doubles champions win $522,705, whereas the blended doubles champions win $130,676.
Prize cash breakdown for Australian Open 2020
Males’s/ladies’s doubles (per crew)
Combined doubles (per crew)
Spherical of 16
Spherical of 32
Spherical of 64
Spherical of 128
Australian Open prize cash in comparison with tennis’ Grand Slams
2020 Australian Open
2019 French Open
2019 U.S. Open