Later this month, the best players in the world will return to Melbourne Park in Australia to compete in the first Grand Slam tournament in 2020. Unfortunately, the two famous players Kei Nishikori and Andy Murray parted ways with the first Grand Slam tournament in 2020 because of injury!
On January 20 to February 2 at the Melbourne Park Sports Complex, the world’s top players will participate in the annual tournament in the hope of winning a much bigger prize than last year, for a total of cost 71 million Australian dollars.
According to the director of the Australian Open tennis tournament, Craig Tiley, the value of prizes is more attractive. This is an important part of continuing to invest in sports teams.
List of players participating in the Australian Open Tennis 2020
As every year, this tournament is set up with increased round weigh. Players in both singles and doubles tournaments will also receive more prize money. There is an increase in prize money in all qualifying rounds of the tournament. This promises to be of some help to players in their careers.
In addition to the finals in the singles, the prizes in the qualifiers are very attractive. There a 2-digit increase in percent. The player who loses in the first qualifier will earn $ 20,000, which means up 33%. When a player loses in the first round of the main draw, they will earn $ 90,000 in prize money.
The prize money of the Australian Open has increased 255% since Craig Tiley became Tournament Director in 2007.
2 top players Kei Nishikori and Andy Murray could not attend the Australian Tennis Tournament 2020 because of injury!
Four times into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open tennis tournament, Kei Nishikori did not participate in this year’s tournament is a pity. He is currently undergoing medical treatment and has not fully recovered from an elbow injury in October last year, so he could not risk taking part in the tournament.
The upcoming ATP Cup 2020 will also be without the participation of 30-year-old ranked 13th in the world.