Net worth of the 25 richest tennis players

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have spent years entertaining us on the court, but who comes out on top when it comes to the financial battle?

Sports stars make their millions in different ways, from prize money, sponsorships and supports or even hospitality.

Wealthygorilla.com compiled a list of the 25 richest tennis players in the world, including former and current professionals. The usual suspects all play a role, but the first one may come as a bit of a surprise.

The 25 richest tennis players in the world

25. Justine Henin $ 14 million

24. Victoria Azarenka $ 15 million

23. Martina Navratilova $ 15 million

22. Marat Safin $ 15 million

21. David Ferrer $ 16 million

20. Ana Ivanovic $ 16 million

19. Chris Evert $ 16 million

18. Jim Courier $ 18 million

17. Billie Jean King $ 20 million

16. Agnieszka Radwanska $ 25 million

15. Andy Roddick $ 30 million

14. Bjon Borg $ 40 million

13. He Na $ 50 million

12. Anna Kournikova $ 50 million

11. Venus Williams $ 95 million

10. John McEnroe $ 100 million

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – SEPTEMBER 26: Team World Captain John McEnroe speaks before Team Europe is presented with the Laver Cup trophy after defeating Team World 14-1 on Day 3 of the 2021 Laver Cup at TD Garden on September 26 2021 in Boston, Massachusetts. . (Photo by Carmen Mandato / Getty Images by Laver Cup)

You can’t be serious! Tennis Hall of Fame John McEnroe tops the top 10 on this list. Its accumulated net worth reaches the mark of $ 100 million.

The seven-time Grand Slam winner will often be featured as part of the BBC commentary team and was famous for his great hair and headband, along with his runs with referees!

9. Andy Murray $ 100 million

Andy Murray
MADRID, SPAIN – 03-05-07: Andy Murray of the United Kingdom celebrates after winning a point in his second round match against Denis Shapovalov of Canada on the sixth day of the Mutua Madrid Open at La Caja Magica on May 3, 2022 in Madrid , Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle / Getty Images)

The greatest British tennis player ended a 77-year drought for a home winner at Wimbledon in 2013doubling his tally three years later in 2016. He also has a U.S. Open crown in 2012 to complete his Grand Slam hat-trick.

Murray continues to compete, but the 35-year stint at the top of the game seems to have been shortened after he was plagued by injury problems.

8. Maria Sharapova $ 135 million

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – DECEMBER 08: Maria Sharapova attends The Hollywood Reporter 2021 Power 100 Women in Entertainment, presented by Lifetime at Fairmont Century Plaza on December 8, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter / Getty Images for The Hollywood Reporter)

Maria Sharapova burst onto the tennis scene as a 17-year-old when she won her first Grand Slam title against the glorious Serena Williams, dropping the American in honest sets.

It was not the career she would have hoped for as a successful teenager, in 2016 she was banned after fail a drug test which saw her banned for 15 months, tarnishing her reputation.

She later retired from the sport in 2020 as one of the game’s most famous stars.

7. Pete Sampras $ 150 million

NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 24: Tennis player Pete Sampras attends the Nike NYC Street Tennis Event on August 24, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket / Getty Images)

Pete Sampras is already considered one of the greats of the game, he was ATP Player of the Year for an amazing six consecutive years between 1993 and 1998.

The American was very marketable, earning more than double his prize money from his support deals and guest appearances.

6. Andre Agassi $ 175 million

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – JANUARY 17: Andre Agassi poses at the Lavazza Cafe at the Grand Slam Oval on the fourth day of the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 17, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Graham Denholm / Getty Images for Tennis Australia)

Another American is in the top 10. Andre Agassi, the former world number one, managed to earn more than $ 2 million in prize money after just two years as a professional.

He reached the Golden Slam career, cementing his place as the all-time great of the courts. Unfortunately for Agassi, he had to retire in 2006 due to back problems.

5. Serena Williams $ 180 million

LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 09: Serena Williams of the United States holds the trophy after winning the Ladies Singles Final against Angelique Kerber of Germany on the twelfth day of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on September 9. July, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill / Getty Images)

Undoubtedly the greatest female tennis player of all time, Serena Williams has 23 Grand Slam titles add to her abundance of other triumphs and Olympic medals along with her double successes with her sister, Venus.

She is the highest female on this list, which is not surprising when she earns up to $ 20 million annually from her sponsorships and supports.

4. Rafael Nadal $ 180 million

PARIS, FRANCE – MAY 31: Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates victory over Novak Djokovic of Serbia during the Men’s Singles Quarter-Final match on Day 10 of the 2022 French Open at Roland Garros on May 31, 2022 in Paris , France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill / Getty Images)

The Clay King must settle for a place just outside the top three. He has 21 Grand Slam wins, with 13 of those coming at Roland Garros, showing their dominance on the clay surface.

Nadal has earned over $ 100 million in prize money, showing how dominant he has been in the sport over such a long period of time.

3. Novak Djokovic $ 200 million

Novak Djokovic
LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 11: Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates with the trophy as he is interviewed after winning his men’s singles final match against Italy’s Matteo Berrettini on the Thirteenth Day of the Championships – Wimbledon 2021 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in July. 11, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney / Getty Images)

It will not be surprising to see this man in the top three. He is in common with Roger Federer 20 Grand Slam victories secondly behind the 21st of Nadal. He will certainly go as always great.

The current world number one has aroused controversy recently after missing tournaments due to his attitude towards the Vaccine against COVID-19.

2. Roger Federer $ 450 million

Roger Federer
LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 5: Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates match point in his Men’s Singles Fourth Round match against Lorenzo Sonego of Italy on Day Seven of The Championships – Wimbledon 2021 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 5, 2021 in London. , England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill / Getty Images)

Roger Federer is probably the greatest tennis player of all time, however, the Swiss man has to settle for second place on this list.

As one of the most successful players in history, it is no surprise to see him so high.

He has his own clothing brand besides being one of the best-selling athletes in the world, so to see him so far ahead of Djokovic’s likes, in the third, is no surprise.

1. Ion Tiriac $ 2 billion

MADRID, SPAIN – May 9: Ion Tiriac is seen on the eighth day of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament at the Caja Magica on May 9, 2015 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Julian Finney / Getty Images)

Who foresaw this ?! Ion Tiriac takes the top spot on this list by quite a margin.

His tennis career is probably the most uninspiring of all 25 players mentioned, but he has earned his billions after hanging up his racket.

The Romanian founded the private bank, Banca Tiriac in 1990, earning his fortune as such. In 2007, he became the first Romanian to make the billionaire list in Forbes magazine.


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