The rising Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was the runner-up at the 2008 Australian Open.
Ana Ivanovic was the runner up for women and Jo-Wilfred Tsonga for men.
It was Andy Murry.Rodger Federer won
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).
The current amount of money won by beaten finalists at the Australian Open is as follows: Singles -$1,215,000 Doubles - $237,500 Mixed Doubles - $67,500
Cadel Evans from Australia was the runner up in the 2008 Tour de France. However, Evans would finally become the winner in the 2011 event when he became the first Australian cyclist to win.
what?second place? or a runner up? if it's a runner up, you'll get 1,200 ATP points. and if you win, it's 2000 ATP points.