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Top 20 Richest Tennis Players in the World 2022

Tennis is considered to be the most popular non-team sport on the planet, and with intense worldwide popularity, comes plenty of money.

Both male and female athletes tennis enjoy equal opportunities and income and this makes tennis more outstanding than other sports in the question of gender parity.

This article gives a detailed look at which players make the most money and where their wealth comes from. 

Here are the 20 richest tennis players in the world today.

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20. Caroline Wozniacki Net Worth - $30 Million
19. Svetlana Kuznetsova Net Worth - $30 Million
18. Steffi Graf Net Worth - $30 Million
17. Andy Roddick Net Worth - $30 Million
16. Angelique Kerber Net Worth - $30 Million
15. Bjorn Borg Net Worth - $40 Million
14. Simona Halep Net Worth - $40 Million

13. Anna Kournikova Net Worth - $50 Million

Anna Kournikova is a retired professional tennis player. She was one of the most famous tennis players of her time. 

Anna reached the peak of her career playing doubles, where she ranked world No.1 player. Along with her partner Martina Hingis, she won two grand slam titles and the WTA Championships in 1999 & 2002.

Her career was cut short at  21 due to back and spinal problems. Despite that, her net worth today is estimated to be $50 Million.

12. Li Na Net Worth - $50 Million

Li Na is a retired Chinese professional tennis player. She was once ranked 2nd in WTA rankings. She won 9 WTA singles including, two grand slams. 

Her Endorsement portfolio included Babolat, Nike, Samsung, Mercedes Benz, and multiple Chinese companies. Her net worth today is $50 Million

11. Venus Williams Net Worth - $95 Million

Venus is the elder sister of Serena Williams. She has been ranked world No.1 by the WTA on three occasions for a total of 11 weeks and also won 7 grand slams singles championships.

Currently, Venus Williams has a net worth of $ 95 Million. She earned her net worth from her career earnings and Endorsements with Ralph Lauren, Electronic arts, Tide, etc. She also has her Fashion line called EleVen.

10. John McEnroe Net Worth - $100 Million

John McEnroe is an American former professional tennis player who was one of the best during his time.

He enjoyed 170 weeks as tennis No.1 during his time, winning seven Grand Slam men’s singles titles in the process.

At the helm of his career, he had endorsement deals with HEAD, Dunlop, Sergio Tacchini, Penn Solinco, Nike, and Gold Coast.

9. Pete Sampras Net Worth - $140 Million

Nicknamed "Pistol Pete" due to his precise and powerful serve, Pete Sampras was a dominant force during his 14-year spell as a professional tennis player, from 1988 to 2002.

He won 14 Grand Slam men’s singles titles, a record at the time, and was ranked world No.1 for 286 weeks.

His endorsements  roster included companies ranging from Dannon, Pizza Hut, Wilson to Nike.

8. Andy Murray Net Worth - $165 Million

Andy Murray is a British professional tennis player from Scotland. He has won three Grand Slam titles and ranked world No.1 for 41 weeks.

His career earnings amount to a staggering $61 million. He also boasts an impressive endorsements catalog that features Jaguar, Head, Rado, Standard Life, Under Armor and, Castore.

7. Andre Agassi Net Worth - $175 Million

Andre Agassi is an American retired professional tennis player and former world No. 1 whose career spanned from the late 1980s to the mid-2000s.

He won eight Grand Slam titles as well as the “career Grand Slam” for winning each of the four major tennis tournaments—Wimbledon, the Australian Open, the French Open, and the U.S. Open.

Agassi has endorsed reputable companies over the yearsHis deal with Nike clothing and shoes lasted for 17 years but switched to Adidas for a time. He returned to Nike in 2013. 

Agassi's sponsors throughout his career included Dupont, Ebel, Mountain Dew, Mazda, Kia Motors, American Express, and Deutsch Bank.

6. Maria Sharapova Net Worth - $195 Million

The 34-year-old won five grand slam titles and ranked world No.1 player in singles on five separate occasions.

Sharapova earned over $36 Million in prize money throughout her career. She made more millions every year from product Endorsements for companies like Nike, Evian, and Porsche. 

She also launched a candy business in 2013, Sugarpova, which is also doing well. Her net worth today is roughly $195 Million.

5. Rafael Nadal Net Worth - $200 Million

Dubbed 'The King Of Clay' cum 'The King Of Tennis', Rafael Nadal has enjoyed a remarkable career since turning pro in 2001.

The Spaniard has won 20 Grand Slam men’s singles titles. He has also ranked No.1  in tennis for 209 weeks.

His net worth in 2022 is approximately $200 million, according to CelebrityNetWorth.

He has built his immense net worth from his $121 million in prize money and earnings from endorsements.

Nadal counts Nike, Kia motors, Richard Mille, Emporio Armani, Banco Sabadell, Santander, Telefonica, Mapfre, Heliocare, and Babolat as his Sponsors.

4. Serena Williams Net Worth - $210 Million

Whether which sport you follow, you can't deny Serena Williams is one the greatest tennis players ever. 

Serena Williams has transcended tennis to become one of the most famous sports personalities on the planet.

She has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles, the most by any man or woman in the Open Era. 

The Women's Tennis Association ranked her world No. 1 in singles on eight separate occasions between 2002 and 2017. 

Her on-court success has translated into financial triumph. Serena won over $90 million in prize money in her career, which is twice as much any as any other female athlete has made.

She also has an extensive endorsements catalog  that features Nike, AT&T, Procter & Gamble, Gucci, Gatorade, JPMorgan Chase, and Ford Motor.

Serena Williams was the second best-paid female athlete of 2020, earning  $35.5 million, with $8 million coming from prize money and $27.5 million from endorsements.

She has also ventured into the world of business. She owns a 0.5% stake in the NFL team, Miami Dolphins. 

3. Novak Djokovic Net Worth - $220 Million

Yet another tennis star regarded as the greatest of all time, Novak Djokovic has won 20 Grand Slam men’s singles titles, and 86 ATP singles titles.

He has earned over $153 million so far in prize money as part of his tennis triumphs. He is the all-time leader in prize money earnings in tennis.

The Serb also boasts sponsorship deals with Asics, Peugeot, Head, Lacoste, Seiko, FitLine, and Ultimate Software Group.

2. Roger Federer Net Worth - $450 Million

Arguably the greatest tennis player of all time, Roger Federer has had a remarkable career, spanning two decades.

He has won 20 Grand Slam men’s singles titles a feat only matched by fellow tennis greats, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.

Federer has won over $130 million in prize money in his career, a figure that pales into insignificance compared to earnings from appearances and endorsements.

The Swiss' endorsement roster includes 14 companies, and half of them have been sponsoring him for more than a decade. These companies include; Credit Suisse, Mercedes-Benz, Rolex, Nike and, Wilson. 

Federer was ranked by Forbes as the best-paid athlete of 2020, leap-frogging the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, taking home $106.3 Million.

He recently joined an exclusive club of athletes to hit the $1 Billion mark in career earnings, becoming the first tennis star to do so. Other athletes to have achieved this include Tiger Woods, Lebron James, Floyd Mayweather, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Lionel Messi.

1. Ion Tiriac Net Worth - $1.3 Billion 

Tiriac is a former professional tennis and ice hockey player, currently serving as president of the Romanian Tennis Federation.

After a successful tennis career, Tiriac advanced into entrepreneurship where he formed the Tiriac Group which focuses in real estate, auto and financial services.

Forbes estimates his net worth to be $1.3 Billion in 2022 which also makes him the third richest athlete of all time.

25 Richest Tennis Players of All Time

1

Ion Tiriac

$1.3 Billion

2

Roger Federer

$450 Million

3

Novak Djokovic

$220 Million

4

Serena Williams

$210 Million

5

Rafael Nadal

$200 Million

6

Maria Sharapova

$195 Million

7

Andre Agassi

$175 Million

8

Andy Murray

$165 Million

9

Pete Sampras

$140 Million

10

John McEnroe

$100 Million

11

Venus Williams

$95 Million

12

Li Na

$50 Million

13

Anna Kournikova

$50 Million

14

Simona Halep

$40 Million

15

Bjorn Borg

$40 Million

16

Angelique Kerber

$30 Million

17

Andy Roddick

$30 Million

18

Steffi Graf

$30 Million

19

Svetlana Kuznetsova

$30 Million

20

Caroline Wozniacki

$30 Million

21

Naomi Osaka

$25 Million

22

Agieszka Radwanska

$25 Million

23

Petra Kvitova

$24 Million

24

Kei Nishikori

$24 Million

25

Billie Jean King

$20 Million


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