Connect with us

Google News

Top 10 Richest ATP Tennis Players – Net Worth

Published

on

Here is the list of the top 10 richest ATP Tennis players for the year 2021

1) Roger Federer Net Worth 2021

Federer prefers Rolex
Roger Federer with his Rolex watch after winning the 2017 ATP Shanghai Rolex Masters. (Getty Images)

Net Worth

Arguably the greatest tennis player of all time, Federer undoubtedly tops the list.

Federer has a massive net worth of $450 million, thanks to his ultra-successful playing career and a ton of endorsements. ‘The Swiss Maestro’ topped the Forbes’ List of Highest-Paid Athletes for the year 2021.

Salary

Federer was sidelined for almost the entire 2020, which didn’t see him earn much on-court.

His 2019 earnings are reported to be around a hefty $5 million. His total career earnings is estimated to be around a whopping $130 million.

Endorsements

NinjaFed is the king of endorsements. He is said to earn more from endorsements than any other athlete. He roughly earns around a $100 million every year from endorsements alone.

Some of his notable endorsements are, Rolex, Merecedes-Benz, Lindt, Credit Suisse. His clothing sponsor is Japanese clothing line Uniqlo. He was previously a Nike athlete.


2) Novak Djokovic Net Worth 2021

Novak Djokovic has won the Monte Carlo Masters twice
Novak Djokovic during the 2021 Monte Carlo Masters (Imago)

Net Worth

World No.1 Novak Djokovic has a net worth of around $220 million, and comes number 2 on the list.

The Serbian can be put in the same bracket as Federer, but King Roger beats him in the endorsements department.

Salary

No tennis player has more career earnings than Djokovic. Nole has earned a stunning $144 million in his tennis career, which is the highest of all time.

He came in at number 23 in the Forbes’ List of Highest-Paid Athletes for the year 2020, earning a grand total of $44 million between 2019 and 2020.

Endorsements

Novak Djokovic endorses popular watch brand Seiko, car manufacturer Peugeot and a number of apparels.

His clothing line is Lacoste, with whom he signed a 5-year deal in 2017, after parting ways with Uniqlo.


3) Rafael Nadal Net Worth 2021

Rafael Nadal won another French Open title
Rafael Nadal of Spain poses on the roof of Les Galeries Lafayette with Les Mousquetaires trophy following his victory in the Men’s Singles Finals against Novak Djokovic of Serbia on day fifteen of the 2020 French Open on October 12, 2020 in Paris, France. Rafael Nadal won his 13th trophy. (Photo by Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images)

Net Worth

The King of Clay has amassed a net worth of $200 million, thanks to his indomitable exploits, especially at the Roland Garros.

With the most Grand Slam wins at any major tournament (13 in the French Open) in the history of the sport, it is hard not to see the Spaniard feature in this list.

Salary

Since turning pro in 2001, Nadal has earned a mind-boggling $120 million in his tennis career, only behind Djokovic and Federer.

He came in at number 27 in the Forbes’ List of Highest-Paid Athletes 2020. In the year 2021 alone, Rafa has earned around $1 million on-court.

Endorsements

Nadal is a Nike athlete. His tennis outfit is specially designed for him by the sports apparel giant. Besides this he is also endorsed by Kia Motors, Emporio Armani and Poker Stars.

He earned around $26 million from endorsements alone for the year 2019-2020.


4) Andy Murray Net Worth 2021

LONDON, ENGLAND – JUNE 25: Andy Murray plays a forehand during his singles match against James Ward on day 3 of Schroders Battle of the Brits at the National Tennis Centre on June 25, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images for Battle Of The Brits)

Net Worth

The forgotten man Andy Murray who was once a part of the ‘Big 4’ comes in at number 4. A large part of his earnings and net worth has been due to his success during the early 2010s and the mid-2010s.

The Scot has a net worth of around $100 million, thanks to his endorsements and success at Wimbledon.

Salary

Murray’s total career earnings amount to $61 million. They would have been much higher had he not suffered from repeated injuries.

Since undergoing arthroscopic hip surgery in 2019, he has struggled to make a comeback in the sport.

Endorsements

Murray has endorsement deals with Standard Life, Head, Rado and Jaguar. He is sponsored by the clothing line Castore, while he sports Under Armour shoes.

At the time of his peak, during 2016 he earned a staggering $18 million from endorsements alone.


5) Kei Nishikori Net Worth 2021

Kei Nishikori
Kei Nishikori (Credits : WikiPedia)

Net Worth

Kei Nishikori of Japan, comes number 5 on the list. Nishikori became the first-ever Asian male to reach a Grand Slam final, when he did so at the 2014 US Open.

He has a net worth of $24 million.

Salary

Despite not being at the peak of his powers, Nishikori stood 40th in the list of Forbes’ Highest-Paid Athletes for the year 2020; thanks to his endorsements.

On court the Japanese did not make a lot, earning around a million. His total career earning is somewhere around $24 million.

Endorsements

He has endorsement deals with a ton of companies. Some of the notable ones are Tag Heuer, Nissin Foods, EA Games, Delta Airlines.

He sports Uniqlo clothing and usually wears Nike shoes.


6) Juan Martin del Potro Net Worth 2021

Juan Martin Del Potro defeated Novak Djokovic at the 2016 Rio Olympics
Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina is congratulated by Novak Djokovic of Serbia after the former’s victory in teh first round of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil. (Getty Images)

Net Worth

Number 6 on the list is the towering and big serving Argentine Juan Martin del Potro, who famously won the US Open in 2009, during the dominance of ‘the Big 4’.

He has amassed a net worth of $20 million making him the richest ever Argentine tennis player.

Salary

Del Potro’s career earning is somewhere around $26 million, most of it coming during the early 2010s when he was a massive threat in the world of tennis.

However, a truckload of injuries pegged his career back.

Endorsements

The Argentine endorses a variety of brands like Wilson, Luxilon, Peugeot, Nike and Rolex. Del Potro only recently became associated with Peugeot (2017)


7) Stan Wawrinka Net Worth 2021

Stan Wawrinka playing a forehand shot during one of his encounters last year.
Stan Wawrinka playing a forehand shot during one of his encounters last year. (Getty Images)

Net Worth

Three-time Grand Slam winner Stan Wawrinka stands number 7 in the list. His net worth is close to $20 million.

The Swiss was the seventh highest-paid tennis player in the year 2017. He is currently ranked number 25 in the world.

Salary

Wawrinka has a total career earnings of around $34 million and is the 6th all-time leader in the earnings list.

A large part of his earnings have been due to his Grand Slam Wins – Australian Open 2014, French Open 2015 and US Open 2016.

Endorsements

Stan Wawrinka wears Yonex clothing and shoes. He also endorses TGV Lyria.


8) Marin Cilic Net Worth 2021

Marin Cilic (Tennis World Usa)
Marin Cilic (Tennis World Usa)

Net Worth

Marin Cilic of Croatia who famously won the US Open 2014, comes in at number 8 in the richest ATP Tennis Players list.

He has a net worth of $17 million, thanks to his Grand Slam Win and being a runner up at the 2018 Australian Open and 2017 Wimbledon.

Salary

Cilic has amassed around $29 million in career earnings, placing him 11th in the all time earners list.

He is currently ranked number 43 and has been struggling of late.

Endorsements

Cilic plays with Head YouTek Radical MidPlus and wears Fila gear, after previously endorsing Li-Ning.


9) John Isner Net Worth 2021

The iconic photo of John Isner and Nicolas Mahut posing in front of the scoreboard after recording the longest match to be played in Grand Slam tennis history during the 2010 Wimbledon.
The iconic photo of John Isner and Nicolas Mahut posing in front of the scoreboard after recording the longest-ever match to be played in Grand Slam history during the 2010 Wimbledon. (Getty Images)

Net Worth

The towering American has a net worth of $14 million, largely attributed to his regular appearances at Grand Slams.

He rose to prominence after his marathon Wimbledon match against Nicholas Mahut at the 2010 Wimbledon.

Salary

Isner has earned around $19 million in his tennis career, which places him 25th in the all-time earners list.

Endorsements

Isner is partnered by Fila and sports a total Fila gear. He signed the deal with the company in 2016.


10) Gilles Simon Net Worth 2021

Gilles Simon (Tennis World USA)

Net Worth

Gilles Simon of France comes in at number 10. He has a net worth of $12 million.

Salary

He has won 14 ATP singles titles and has career earnings of around $15 million.

Endorsements

Simon is sponsored by Adidas.

More Tennis news

Follow our dedicated Tennis page for instant Tennis news and updates

Advertisement