Maria Sharapova won over the rising Serbian sensation Ana Ivanovic on Saturday.
The prize money awarded for the Winners of the Australian Open 2008 is: A$1,370,000 (US$1,197,739.20)
The prize money for Men’s and Women’s singles tournaments was equal.
Photo: MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – JANUARY 16: Maria Sharapova of Russia celebrates winning match point after her second round match against Lindsay Davenport of the United States of America on day three of the Australian Open 2008 at Melbourne Park on January 16, 2008 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Maria Sharapova wins Australian Open 2008 by: tehlers1
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