UPDATE: Ashleigh Barty defeated Danielle Collins 6-3, 7-6 to claim the Australian Open women’s singles title. Barty claims the $2,875,000 first place prize money and Collins claims the $1,575,000 second place prize money.
The 2022 Australian Open comes to a close Sunday morning with the men’s final but the day before will feature the women’s final in the spotlight. No. 1 Ashleigh Barty faces No. 27 Danielle Collins. Barty is a native of Australia and is competing for her third Grand Slam title and first in Melbourne. Collins is looking to become the first American winner since Sofia Kenin defeated Garbiñe Muguruza in the 2020 final.
This year, the tournament is handing out $75 million Australian, which is equivalent to $52,812,375 American. The winner of the women’s singles tournaments wins $2,875,000 and the runner-up claims $1,575,000. The women’s doubles winners claimed $675,000. Just getting to the main draw nets a player $103,000, while a doubles team splits $30,050.
Here is a complete rundown of how much money players make from the first round all the way through to the title winner.
Winner: $2,875,000 — Ashleigh Barty
Runner-Up: $1,575,000 — Danielle Collins
Semifinalist: $895,000 — Madison Keys, Iga Swiatek
Quarterfinalist: $538,500 — Barbora Krejcikova, Jessica Pegula, Alize Cornet, Kaia Kanepi
Round of 16: $328,000
Round of 32: $221,000
Round of 64: $154,000
Round of 128: $103,000
Round of 16: $65,250
Round of 32: $45,100
Round of 64: $30,050