10 Highest Earning Tennis Players in 2013

Highest-Earning Tennis PlayersSports can be a real earning field for you if you are capable enough to let the world believe on how talented you are. We have been sharing a lot on the rich lists as a motivation and here we are again with the top 10 highest earning tennis players who are not only making good money from their sports but are also cashing their build name by endorsements and other activities.

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1)Roger Federer

Net worth: $140 million

Total earnings: $71 million

Endorsements: $65 million

Major brands: Nike, Rolex, Mercedez. Benz, Gillete, Champagne brand Moet & Chandon, Credit Suisse

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The all time U.S Open Champion has the most impressive endorsement portfolio which collectively with his sponsors pays him more than $40 million annually. He is one of the all times undefeatable and retaining No.1 position, winning 17 Grand Slams and 7 Wimbledon titles winning every battle and won over $77 million in prize money since 1998.

2)Maria Sharapova

Net worth: $90 million

Total earnings: $29 million

Endorsements: $23 million

Major brands: Nike, Head

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The top Russian tennis player has burst into tennis few years ago when she won the Wimbledon title and stays quite decent on the court where else outside the game she has won many modeling contracts. She launched her own candy line, Sugarprova, which runs in over 15 countries, and company is expecting to sell 1.5 million bags of candy in the first year and now plans to sell accessories under the brand starting this fall.

3) Serena Williams

Net worth: $85 million

Total earnings: $20.5 million

Endorsements: $12 million

Major brands: Nike, Kraft Food

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Serena Williams, the gold medalist at Sydney and Beijing Olympics, is one those American’s women that has gone so far and has earned more than $38 million in just career prize money and earn over $18- $20 million from the endorsing companies per year. Endorsement deal with Nike worth $40 million. She is just getting better and better and winning grand slams one after the other.

4)Rafael Nadal

Net worth: $50 million

Total earnings: $26.4 million

Endorsements: $21 million

Major brands: Nike, Audi

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Though he looks quite a gentleman in the court, but he is actually like Roger Federer, the man with the most successful history on tennis, winning every match holds countless ATP tour titles and 12 Grand Slams. Though he couldn’t practice for the entire last year due to severe knee injury but still he prove to be best when he walked away with $6.8 million prize money from 2013’s men’s tour. Recently he decided to carry on his dad management company.

5)Andy Murray

Net worth: $38 million

Total earnings: $14.9 million

Endorsements: $8 million

Major brands: Adidas

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Andy Murray is the current British No.1 and no. 3 in the world. He is also the reigning Wimbledon, US Open and Olympic Singles Champion. Murray turned into professional tennis player in 2005 and brought end to a 77 year drought era as he defeated Novan djokovic in 2013 to become first British man since 1936, to become Wimbledon champion. Not only he won $2.4 million as prize money in that tournament, he also set himself for millions more by endorsements and commercial advertisements.

6)Novak Djokovic

Net worth: $36 million

Total earnings: $26.9 million

Endorsements: $14 million

Major brands: Sergio Tacchini, Uniglo, Adidas

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Though he has been around in the tennis for quite some time and considered as one of the best players of all time but since last three years, the table has turn in Serbian favor. He has stepped up with No. 1 position in the world rankings by winning 6 Grand Slams, 4 Australian Open, 1 Wimbledon title and 1 US open, winning $12.6 million as a price money. Recently he started his own clothing line in London.

7)Li Na

Net worth: $18.6 million

Total earnings: $18.2 million

Endorsements: $15 million

Major brands: Nike, Rolex, Samsung and Mercedes

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She is one of the Chinese women who have gone so far in the tennis. The China sport queen is the first Asian-born tennis player ever to win Gran Slam singles event. She wanted to follow her father and always wished to be a professionally badminton player, but her guts made her stand in the court of tennis and since then it’s hard for China to defeat her.

8)Caroline Wozniacki

Net worth: $14.6 million

Total earnings: $13.6 million

Endorsements: $11 million

Major brands: Adidas, Rolex, Soney Ericss, Yonex

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Carolie is the first Scandinavian woman to hold the top ranking position in WTA. Though she hasn’t won a grand slam yet but the 23 year old Danish star holds one of the most lucrative deals in the sport. She remains in headlines through her relationship with golfer Rory McIlroy. Caroline has won prize money worth of US$15,300,774 till now.

9)Victoria Azarenka

Net worth:$9.7 million

Total earnings: $15.7 million

Endorsements: $9 million

Major brands: Citizen Eco-Drive watches, Red Bull, Nike

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The youngest in the list of highly paid players has set a record for single season prize money in 2012 with $7.9 million. The Belarusian tennis player began her professional career in 2003 and by the end of 2005 she was the world’s best No. 1 junior and had won two junior Grand Slam titles.

10)Kei Nishikori

Net worth: $8 million

Total earnings: $10.5 million

Endorsements: $9 million

Major brands: Adidas, Uniqio, Wilson

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Kei nishikori is a name that many casual sports fans haven’t heard of and this is justified by the fact that he has reached only one grand slam quarter final.  Japan’s top player Kei was awarded ATP Newcomer of the Year in 2008. With a career high ranking of 11, Kei has one 3 singles and reached the quarter final of Australian open in 2012. He is also remarked as Japan’s best player to have emerged till now.

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  1. Roger is my best player and I always love to watch him especially when he is on the top of his game.