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2014 Australian Open prize money for men and women singles players in tennis

The following is a list of the prize money up for grabs at the 2014 Australian Open for men and women singles players. The 2014 Australian Open will take place from Monday, January 13, 2014 to Sunday, January 26, 2014.

2014 Australian Open prize money for men and women singles players in tennis
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The Australian Open is one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments played annually, and winning the Australian Open is a major achievement for any player. As you will see below, winning the Australian Open is a big boon to anyone's bank account too.

The Australian Open pays the men and women equal amounts of money. All money shown is not cumulative, each player only earns the payout for the round they advance to.

Including money paid to qualifiers for the singles competition, the total prize money for singles players at the 2014 Australian Open is right around $22.5 million in United States dollars. All money shown below has been converted from Australian dollars to United States dollars.

2014 Australian Open prize money for men and women singles players in tennis

The 2014 Australian Open men's and women's winners will each earn $2.383 million. That is up 9.1% from what Novak Djokovic and ictoria Azarenka earned for winning the tournament in 2013.

  • Runners-up - $1.192 million

The men's and women's runners-up at the 2014 Australian Open will each earn $1.192 million. That is also up 9.1% from what Li Na and Andy Murray earned as runners-up in 2013.

  • Semifinalists - $486,000

Semifinalists at the 2014 Australian Open will each earn $486,000. That is up 8% over 2013.

  • Quarter-finalists - $243,000

Quarter-finalists at the 2014 Australian Open will each earn $243,000, up 8% from 2013.

  • Fourth Round - $121,400

Players making it to the fourth round will each earn $121,400, up 8% from last year.

  • Third Round - $67,500

Players advancing to the third round will each earn $67,500, up 5.6% from 2013.

  • Second Round - $45,000

Players who win in the first round and lose in the second round will each earn $45,000, up 9.9% from 2013.

  • First Round - $27,000

Just for showing up to play in the first round of the Australian Open in 2014 is worth $27,000 for each player, up 8.7 from last year.

Payouts at the 2014 Australian Open for qualifiers

  • First Round - $3,238

First round qualifiers who lose each earned $3,238 in 2014 at the Australian Open. That's up 9.8$ from 2013.

  • Second Round - $6,475

Players losing in the second round qualifying matches each earned $6,475, up 9.8% from last year.

  • Third Round - $12,950

Third round in the qualifiers paid $12,950 this year, up 9.8% from last year. Winners in the third round of qualifiers are guaranteed to earn at least $27,000, the amount paid out to players who just show up for the first round of the real tournament.