This year’s US Open prize money record will be beaten in the first Slam of next year.
Last year AUS Open total prize money was around $50 million USD (Approx. $43 AUD). Here’s a prize distribution graph from AUS Open 2017 with respected stages in the tournament.
However we are going to see and increase of 10% to the graph above. We have checked the office ausopen blog for more updates and we got to know:
The total prize money for Australian Open 2018 is AUD $55 million dollars with a $4 million prize for the men’s and women’s singles champion. This is a 10% increase on the 2017 prize pool.
So, AUS Open is just about to start in coming days, which took the spotlight because of a more than $55,000,000 AUD prize money, increased by 10% referring to 2018, it’s been confirmed that this year Australian Open 2018, the first of the season, is set new records.
You can check runner ups and other ranks prize money in the table below:
Australian Open 2018 will get another hike of 10% to the prize money of 2017 Aus Open Grand Slam. The total prize money purse for AO 2018 will be $55 million AUD which is approximately $42.7 million USD. Men and women singles winners will pocket $4 million Australian Dollars each. The runner ups for Single will pocket $2 million for mens and women. The 10% hike comes from the yearly agreement where all 4 Grand Slams Prize money must be increased. Last Year, US Open was the highest paying Grand Slam with prize money of $50 million. The Aus Open is expected to get significant raise and Prize money is expect to be 55$ million AUD this year.
Below is the entire breakdown of Australian Open 2018 prize money:
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Note: The Above Aus Open prize table is the approx. Prize Money and is in Australian Dollars, We are expecting hike in other Grand Slams as well. This blog is dedicated to Australian Open fans. We are going to provide all the Aus Open 2018 updates and news here. You can also watch Aus Open Live matches right here on our website.
Also check out:
- Australian Open Live Match Score
- Aus Open 2018 Schedule, Timing & Venues
- Australian Open 2018 Winner Predictions