Australian Open 2018 Prize Money Breakdown, Ranking Points

The Australian Open 2018 Prize Money Breakdown, Ranking Points is provided below. There’s a $ 5 million increase (or 10 percent) on the total prize money which is once more a tournament record. The Australian Open 2012 edition had a total prize money of $26 million, the 2013 event had $30 million, 2014 tournament was pegged at $33 million, in 2015 it has soared to $ 40 million, in 2016 it reached $ 44 million and last year it topped at $ 50 million.

Despite the record-setting increase this year at $55 million, reports have surfaced that six-time champion Novak Djokovic is calling for more prize money on tour during the annual player meeting this week.

“PLANS to double Australian Open prizemoney to $100 million have been reportedly revealed amid claims Novak Djokovic is urging fellow players to demand more cash.

Six-time Open champion Djokovic, president of the ATP Tour player council, stunned officials by asking them to leave the annual player meeting at a city hotel on Friday night.

He then made a long speech urging players to form their own union to push for more money.” – according to the report

For the complete list of Australian Open 2017 Winners, click HERE

The Australian Open 2018 Prize Money Breakdown is in Australian dollars:

Singles – Men’s and Women’s (per player)

Champion: $ 4,000,000 | 2000 points
Runner-up: $ 2,000,000 | 1200 (M), 1300 (W)
Semifinalists: $ 880,000 | 720 (M), 780 (W)
Quarterfinalists: $ 440,000 | 360 (M), 430 (W)
Fourth Round: $ 240,000 | 180 (M), 240 (W)
Third Round: $ 142,500 | 90 (M), 130 (W)
Second Round: $ 90,000 | 45 (M), 70 (W)
First Round: $ 60,000 | 10 points

Singles – Qualifying (Men’s and Women’s)

Third Round – $ 30,000
Second Round – $ 15,000
First Round – $ 7,500

Doubles – Men’s and Women’s (per pair)

Champion: $ 700,000
Runner-up: $ 350,000
Semifinalist: $ 175,000
Quarterfinalists: $ 90,000
Third Round: $ 49,000
Second Round: $ 29,500
First Round: $ 18,500

Mixed Doubles (per pair)

Champion: $ 175,000
Runner-up: $ 90,000
Semifinalists: $ 43,500
Quarterfinalists: $ 20,500
Second Round: $ 10,250
First Round: $ 5,250

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