More than AUD $100 million is on offer across the Australian summer of tennis this year, Tennis Australia has confirmed.
Headlining the announcement is the reveal of the singles prize pool for the Australian Open, with the winners of the men’s and women’s singles draws to pocket $2.975 million.
The total prize pool at the Australian Open is $76.5 million, marking a 3.4 per cent increase on the 2022 event.
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Overall, the money on offer for this year’s Australian events exceeds $100 million – more than 10 per cent higher than 2022.
Key to the increase in prize money is the United Cup, with the Perth event offering USD $15 million in total prize money.
Those who make it through qualifying to the first round of the main draw at the Australian Open will receive AUD $106,250 – up 3.2 per cent from the 2022 event.
United Cup action began on Thursday, with Nick Kyrgios absent from the Australian squad after pulling out to recover from lingering injury concerns.