Australian Open authorities have confirmed that 2021 Australian Open will take place in 2021 but might be moved to later dates. However they promised to have crowds back and also there won’t be any “Prize Money” cuts regardless when and where Australian Open takes place next year.
Australian Open 2020 took place normal back in January and organizers are hoping that for 2021 event they dont have to postponed or move the event to later dates like French Open and US open did earlier in the year.
Due to Covid-19 both French Open and US open had to reduce Prize Money and also change the distribution system where lower round losing players were compensated better compared to previous years.
Australian Open 2021 Prize Money Breakdown:
Tennis Australia (TA) has confirmed that they wont be doing any cuts to prize money fund which stands at around AUD $71 million ($51m USD). The winner of 2021 tournament will take home similar payout like AUD $4.12 million (USD $2.7m). Below is the entire breakdown to 2021 Australian Open Prize Money.
|STAGE||SINGLES EVENTS||DOUBGLES EVENTS||MIXED DOUBLES||OTHER EVENTS|
|Qualifying Round 3||$50,000|
|Qualifying Round 2||$32,500|
|Qualifying Round 1||$20,000|