UPDATE: Rafael Nadal defeated Daniil Medvedev in five sets to win the 2022 Australian Open title. Nadal came back after two sets to claim three straight wins and claim a record 21st Grand Slam men’s singles title.
The 2022 Australian Open ends on Sunday morning with the men’s final. The semi-finals begin as this article is published. Number 2 Daniil Medvedev takes on number 6 Rafael Nadal early Sunday morning at Rod Laver Arena. The game kicks off at 3:30 a.m. ET and will air on ESPN.
This year, the tournament is giving away 75 million Australian dollars, which is equivalent to 52,812,375 US dollars. This 4.5% increase is a record for the tournament. The winner of the men’s singles tournaments takes home $2,875,000 and the runner-up $1,575,000. The men’s doubles winners claimed $675,000. Just making it to the main draw nets a player $103,000, while a doubles team splits $30,050.
Here’s a full recap of how much money players have won from the first round to the title winner.
Winner: $2,875,000 — Rafael Nadal
Finalist: $1,575,000 — Daniil Medvedev
Semi-finalist: $895,000 — Matteo Brrettini, Stefanos Tsitsipas
Quarter-finalist: $538,500 — Denis Shapovalov, Gael Monfils, Jannik Sinner, Félix Auger-Aiassime
Round of 16: $328,000
Round of 16: $221,000
64th final: $154,000
Round of 128: $103,000
Round of 16: $65,250
Round of 16: $45,100
64th final: $30,050