The points and prize money distribution was revealed for 2020 Australian Open which will be played in Melbourne from 20th January – 2nd February 2020.

All of the top-players are finishing their pre-season preparations as January is coming. That means, that first Grand Slam of the season is behind the corner and players need to be in the best shape possible.

2019 Champions Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka already confirmed that they will be playing in Melbourne also during 2020 Season. Confirmed players include Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Ashleigh Barty or Simona Halep.

This year, players will share a record prize money of A$71 milion. Australian Open Tournament Director Craig Tiley spoke about the prize money when he said: “We have long been committed to improving the pay and conditions for a deeper pool of international tennis players, in fact since AO 2007 prize money has more than tripled from $20 million to the $71 million for 2020 we are announcing today.”

Australian Open 2020 prize money:

SINGLES – men’s and women’s

Per player – 128 draw – points shown as women/men

Winner

 $       4,120,000 + 2000 points

Runner-up

$       2,065,000 + 1300/1200 points

Semifinal

$       1,040,000 + 780/720 points

Quarterfinal

$          525,000 + 430/360 points

Round 4

$          300,000 + 240/180 points

Round 3

$          180,000 + 130/90 points

Round 2

$          128,000 + 70/45 points

Round 1

$            90,000 + 10 points

DOUBLES – men’s and women’s

Per team – 64 draw

Winner

 $          760,000

Runner-up

$          380,000

Semifinal

$          200,000

Quarterfinal

$          110,000

Round 3

$            62,000

Round 2

$            38,000

Round 1

$            25,000

QUALIFYING SINGLES – men’s and women’s

Per player – 128 draw

Round 3

$            50,000

Round 2

$            32,500

Round 1

$            20,000

MIXED DOUBLES

Per team – 32 draw

Winner

 $          190,000

Runner-up

$          100,000

Semifinal

$            50,000

Quarterfinal

$            24,000

Round 2

$            12,000

Round 1

$              6,250

*All prize money amounts are in Australian dollars.

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Author: Erik Virostko