Australian Open 2023 will have an increased prize pool for players. Check out Australian Open 2023 Prize money in this article.

Australian Open 2023 : Prize money | Tickets price

China held sensational talks to host the Australian Open in Shanghai during the COVID-19 pandemic, and could yet ‘steal’ the tournament in the future, according to reports.

Australian Open 2023 : Prize money | Tickets price

The cash-strapped competition has been linked with a change of host city in recent years, despite signing a 23-year deal to remain in Melbourne. 

Reports had long suggested that Melbourne could lose its famous event. Tournament CEO Craig Tiley reportedly held discussions with Sydney and Shanghai over moving the Australian Open in 2020 and 2021. 

Australian Open 2023 Prize money 

For the first time in the history of the event, the total purse will reach $76.5 million, a 3.4 % increase as compared to last year’s pandemic effected event in 2021.

Rafael Nadal and Ashleigh Barty, the winners last year in 2021 bagged $2,875,000 and runners-up Daniil Medvedev and Danielle Collins earned $1,575,000.

Australian Open 2023 : Prize money | Tickets price

However, this year, the tournament champions in the men’s singles and women’s singles draw will walk away with a record $2,975,000 and the runners-up will take home $1,625,000.

Meanwhile, players who make the semifinals stand to gain $925,000 and those exiting in the quarterfinals will become richer by $555,250. Players who reach the fourth and third rounds stand to gain $338,250 and $227,925 respectively, while players losing in the second round will make $158,850.

Each Player who reaches the first round of the hardcourt event will receive a modest amount of $106,250 and those who reach the final qualification round will rake in a healthy $55,150.

At the same time, players who exit in the second and first rounds of qualifiers at the 2023 Australian Open will earn $36,575 and $26,000 respectively.

Compared to 2018, when the Australian Open announced a total prize money of $55 Million, the 2023 edition will see an increase of more than $20 Million in five years.

Tickets price 

There are a number of different ticket types on offer for fans at Melbourne Park in January.

Australian Open 2023 : Prize money | Tickets price

The main options for the Australian Open in 2023 are:

Ground pass

  • Access to all general areas of the Australian Open Melbourne Park precinct 
  • Entry into non-ticketed areas at John Cain Arena, Court 1, Court 3, Kia Arena and other outdoor courts
  • Seating can be limited depending on daily availability

Reserved Seat

  • Secures a reserved seat in either Rod Laver Arena, Margaret Court Arena, John Cain Arena
  • Typically split between day and night sessions

On Court Seats

  • Exclusive to Rod Laver Arena
  • Courtside seats with access to VIP hospitality options
  • Typically split between day and night sessions

Dining Experience 

  • Exclusive to Rod Laver Arena
  • Combined reserved seat + a table at one of Melbourne Park’s restaurants
  • Dining options include Rockpool Bar & Grill, Supernormal and Penfolds Restaurant
Ground Pass $59+
Reserved Seat – RLA $109+                      
Reserved Seat – MCA               $65+
Reserved Seat – JCA $65+
On Court Seats $2875+
Dining Experience $464+

Note: All ticket prices indicate the minimum cost (AUD) for an adult on Day 1. Ticket costs can fluctuate, and prices typically increase for later-stage tournament matches. Visit Ticketmaster for updated and detailed prices.

By Rishabh

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