Australian Open Tennis Prize Money

The total prize money for the 2023 Australian Open Tennis Tournament was AUD$76.5 million dollars which was an increase of approximately 3.4% from the AUD$74 million dollars paid out to players in 2022.

The winners of the Men’s and Women’s Singles Titles in 2023 won $2.975 million dollars each (2022: $2.875 million) with the runner-ups winning $1.625 million dollars each (2022: $1.575 million).

Below you will find tables detailing a breakdown of the prize money awarded to players (by round) in the Singles, Doubles, and Mixed events in 2023 and 2022.

Australian Open Prize Money

Men’s and Women’s Singles

The total prize fund for the 2023 Australian Open singles events increased by between 3% and 4% at all levels when compared with the 2022 singles tournament, with the winners of the 2023 singles (Novak Djokovic and Aryna Sabalenka) receiving $100,000 more than Ashleigh Barty and Rafael Nadal received for winning in 2022.

NB: Amounts below are in Australian Dollars.

Round20232022$ Change% Change
Runner Up$1,625,000$1,575,000$50,0003.17%
4th Round$338,250$328,000$10,2503.13%
3rd Round$227,925$221,000$6,9253.13%
2nd Round$158,850$154,000$4,8503.15%
1st Round$106,250$103,000$3,2503.16%

Men’s and Women’s Singles Qualifying

Players losing in Q1 of qualifying in 2023 received $26,000, with players losing in Q2 receiving $36,575, and players losing in Q3 of qualifying getting $55,150.

Qualifying20232022$ Change% Change

Men’s and Women’s Doubles

The prize fund for the Men’s and Women’s Doubles tournaments in 2023 increased by between 2% and 4% with the 2023 winning doubles teams receiving $695,000 ($347,500 each).

Performance20232022$ Change% Change
Runner Up$370,000$360,000$10,0002.78%
3rd Round$67,250$65,250$2,0003.07%
2nd Round$46,500$45,100$1,4003.10%
1st Round$30,975$30,050$9253.08%

Mixed Doubles

Similar to the singles and doubles events, the prize fund for the 2023 mixed doubles competition increased by between 2% and 3%, with the 2023 winners receiving $157,750 ($78,875 each).

Performance20232022$ Change% Change
Runner Up$89,450$87,550$1,9002.17%
2nd Round$12,650$12,350$3002.43%
1st Round$6,600$6,450$1502.33%


What do you receive for winning the Australian Open Tennis Grand Slam?

In 2023, the winners of the singles events won $2,975,000, while the winners of the doubles events won $695,000 ($347,500 each), and the winners of the mixed doubles won $157,750 ($78,875 each).

Does the Australian Open pay equal Prize Money to Men and Women?

Yes, they have paid equal money for the women’s and men’s events since 2001.

Are junior Aussie Open players paid anything?

No, like all junior tournaments, junior players are not paid for their performances at grand slam events.