Astana Open 2023 Prize money: All you need to know about how much is at stake

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Here’s everything you should know about the prize money on offer at the 2023 Astana Open

The 2023 Astana Open is scheduled to take place on indoor hard courts and marks the fourth installment of this event within the 2023 ATP Tour’s ATP 250 Series. This represents a downgrade from its previous ATP Tour 500 status in 2022. The total prize money for this year’s tournament amounts to $1,017,850, reflecting a significant decrease of -46.43% compared to the prize money offered in the prior year. The downgrade in status is attributed to the reintroduction of tournaments in China, leading to the reclassification of the Astana Open to the ATP 250 level.

2023 Astana Open
Astana Open

In the 2023 men’s Astana Open, the champion will receive a prize of $154,815, representing a notable decrease of -56.4% when compared to the winnings in the previous year, 2022. These significant percentage reductions in prize money are consistent throughout both the main draw and the qualifying draw. For instance, participants who are eliminated in the first round will still receive $10,915, which is actually a -26.3% increase from the amount awarded in 2022.

Let us take a look at the complete breakdown of prize money in the table below:


2023Prize Money $ USDPrize Money € EURPrize Money £ GBP% Change vs 2022
Round 2$17,865€16,740£14,594-35.7%
Round 1$10,915€10,228£8,917-26.3%


2023Prize Money $ USDPrize Money € EURPrize Money £ GBP% Change vs 2022
Round 1$5,560€5,210£4,542-31.8%

Total ATP Astana Open Prize Money History

YearTotal Prize Money% Change

Who are the top players in action at the 2023 Astana Open?

Tallon Griekspoor takes the spotlight as the top seed in the draw. He secured his first-ever ATP singles title at the Maharashtra Open in January and added a second title to his name at the Libema Open in June. As for the second seed, Sebastian Baez has also displayed solid form, clinching three titles in the current season. His most recent victory at the Winston-Salem Open marked his first on hardcourts.

Tallon Griekspoor net worth
Tallon Griekspoor

Jiri Lehecka is the third seed and achieved his first Grand Slam quarterfinal at the Australian Open. Additionally, he made it to his inaugural ATP final at the Winston-Salem Open, although he was defeated by Baez in that match. As for the fourth seed, Adrian Mannarino assumes that position.

The field also includes the home favorite Alexander Bublik, along with Sebastian Korda and Laslo Djere. Notably, Grand Slam champions Stan Wawrinka and Dominic Thiem are among the prominent names participating in this event.

The defending champion, Novak Djokovic, has opted not to defend his title in this tournament. Instead, he will make his return to action at the Paris Masters next month, followed by appearances in the ATP Finals and the Davis Cup. The action for the Astana Open will commence with first-round matches on Wednesday, September 27. The quarterfinals and semifinals are scheduled for Sunday and Monday, respectively. The title match will be held on Tuesday, with proceedings commencing at 1 pm local time.

What are the major highlights in the history of Astana Open?

The Astana Open, a relatively recent addition to the ATP Tour, has already etched its name in tennis history with several notable highlights. Since its inception in 2020, the tournament has provided fans with a glimpse of top-tier tennis action in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. In its debut year, Australian player John Millman secured the championship, impressing spectators with his tenacity on the indoor hard courts.

Astana Open
Astana Open

It was the 2021 edition that truly stole the show. Local favorite Aleksandr Bublik, known for his flashy style and unconventional shot-making, electrified the audience with his performances. Bublik’s victory not only marked a significant milestone for his career but also endeared him to the home crowd, creating an unforgettable atmosphere at the National Tennis Center.

The tournament’s choice of indoor hard courts added an element of speed and precision to the matches, creating a unique challenge for players and captivating the tennis world. With its growing reputation and the potential for more thrilling moments on the horizon, the Astana Open has firmly established itself as a must-watch event in the world of professional tennis, promising many more exciting chapters in its history.

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