Hey people, here we have this post about the top 10 highest paid tennis players of the world, for a little introduction let me tell you that a sum of $1.7 million is given to men’s and women’s US open champion for the title. And the US open pays equal prize money to all players for the past 38 years.
So let us take a look at them.
10. James Blake
His annual earning is $7 million and career prize money is $6.6 million. His ranking was at 4th in 2006 and now he is at 23rd
9. Ana Ivanovic
She has been Grand Slam titled once in 2009 and has annual earnings of $8 million with career prize money of $ 7 million.
8. Novak Djokovic
This 22 year old man was Grand Slam titled in 2008 and has the annual earnings of $10.5 million and Career prize money of $12.9 million.
7. Andy Murray
His annual earning is $12 million and career prize money is $8.5 million. He was an Open finalist in 2009 and was ranked at no. 2.
6 Venus Williams
She was Grand Slam titled seven times and has annual earnings of $14.5 million and career prize money of $23.9 million. She was the one who fought for women to get equal pay at Wimbledon.
5. Andy Roddick
His annual earning is $16 million and career prize money is $16.8 million. He was grand Slam titled once. Interesting thing about him is that he made a slam final four times and was beaten each time by Federer.
4. Serena Williams
She has been Grand Slam titled 11 times and her annual earning is $18 million with Career prize money of $26 million which is highest for any female professional athlete.
3. Rafael Nadal
He has been Grand Slam titled six times and his annual earnings are $20 million with Career prize money of $25.2 million.
2. Maria Sharapova
She has been Grand Slam titled three times and has annual earnings of $22.5 million with career prize money of $12.6 million. This sexy babe is a sponsor of Nike, Canon, Tiffany and land Rover.
1. Roger Federer
His annual earnings are $36 million with $50 million career prize money. He was Grand Slam titled 15 times!