Here, we present you with the most money making players in Tennis across the World. This list incorporates both male and female players.
Roger Federer ( $67.8 million )
Roger Federer, famous as the FedEx express among the Tennis Freaks, is the most money making male player in Tennis in recent times. Currently, the Association of Tennis Professionals has ranked him #4. All through his career, he has won 17 Grand Slam titles. Nike, Gillette, and Moet and Chandon are the organizations supporting Federer in making the most part of his money.
Serena Williams ( $28.9 million )
Serena Williams is the most money making female player in Tennis in recent times. She is considered as the greatest female player in the history of Tennis by the Tennis Freaks. Currently, Women’s Tennis Association has ranked her #1. She has won 22 Grand slam singles titles all throughout her career. Moreover, she has also won 13 doubles titles with Venus Williams, her sister. She makes the most part of her earnings by the support of organizations including Gatorade, Pepsi and Delta Airlines. Additionally, the decision of Wimbledon to award equal prize money to male and female players was due to her endeavors.
Novak Djokovic ( $55.8 million )
Novak Djokovic is the second highest most money making player in Tennis in recent times. Currently, the Association of Tennis Professionals has ranked him #1. The 29 year old player has held this spot for 213 weeks. He has won 12 Grand Slam titles throughout his career. Endorsement by the organizations including Adidas and Uniqlo has also helped him in earning millions.
Maria Sharapova ( $21.9 million )
Maria Sharapova is the second highest most earning female player in Tennis in recent times. She was ranked #1 by the Women’s Tennis Association when she was 18. She has won 5 Grand Slam titles throughout her career. Recently, Sharapova has been banned from the International Tennis Foundation for 2 years due to a scandal that has caused her to to lose endorsement deals with Porsche and Nike. It has also caused Serena Williams to overshadow her in earnings.
Rafael Nadal ( $37.5 million )
Rafael Nadal, the King of Clay, is the third highest earning male Tennis player in recent times. The Association of Tennis Professionals has ranked him #5 currently. He has won 14 Grand Slam titles throughout his career. The Tennis freaks found that his earnings are mainly bolstered by the support of organizations like Nike and Kia Motors.
Caroline Wozniacki ( $14.6 million )
Caroline Wozniacki is the third highest earning female player in Tennis in recent times. Her income is bolstered due to her position as an endorser for Stella McCartney’s line of Adidas tennis attire. She is the only Scandinavian woman to hold the #1 rank for 67 weeks from the WTA Tour.