Have a look at the prize money earned by WTA and ATP players at the Brisbane International in 2017. The prize money is quoted in US Dollars with Australian Dollar equivalents.
Rafa Nadal is playing in Brisbane for the first time in 2017, and has helped bring huge crowds for his matches and practice sessions.
Note – If you’re interested in the prize money Thanasi Kokkinakis and Jordan Thompson won for the Men’s Doubles, they receive USD 11,845 each (AUD 16,400) ie the team receives a total of USD 23,690.
Brisbane International WTA Prize Money
Total women’s prize money $1,000,000 (A$1,385,600)
Winner: $191,418 (A$265,200)
Finalist: $102,887 (A$142,500)
Semi Finalist: $54,793 (A$75,900)
Quarter Finalist: $22,877 (A$31,700)
Second Round: $12,289 (A$17,000)
First Round: $6,703 (A$9,300)
Total men’s prize money $495,630 (A$686,700)
Winner: $77,980 (A$108,000)
Finalist: $41,070 (A$56,900)
Semi Finalist: $22,245 (A$30,800)
Quarter Finalist: $12,675 (A$17,600)
Second Round: $7,470 (A$10,300)
First Round: $4,425 (A$6,100)
The prize money for women is substantially more than for men as it is a top tier WTA Premier tournament but only an ATP 250 event.
Exchange rate used for converting US Dollars into Australian Dollars 1:1.38558 sourced from Oanda.com on 4 January 2017.