Here is the list of the top 10 richest ATP Tennis players for the year 2021
1) Roger Federer Net Worth 2021
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Stan Wawrinka wears Yonex clothing and shoes. He also endorses TGV Lyria.
8) Marin Cilic Net Worth 2021
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.
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.
Cilic plays with Head YouTek Radical MidPlus and wears Fila gear, after previously endorsing Li-Ning.
9) John Isner Net Worth 2021
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.
Isner has earned around $19 million in his tennis career, which places him 25th in the all-time earners list.
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 of France comes in at number 10. He has a net worth of $12 million.
He has won 14 ATP singles titles and has career earnings of around $15 million.
Simon is sponsored by Adidas.
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