The rising Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was the runner-up at the 2008 Australian Open.
Runners-up at the Australian Open receive AUD $1,550,000 (£770,000) in prize money, while the champion home takes home double that (£1.6m).
It was Andy Murry.Rodger Federer won
Men - Jo-Wilfried TsongaWomen - Ana Ivanovic
The Runner up in the French open this year 2009 was given a prize money of 530,000 Euros.
Ana Ivanovic was the runner up for women and Jo-Wilfred Tsonga for men.