Here is the list of the top 10 richest ATP Tennis players for the year 2022
1) Roger Federer Net Worth 2022
Arguably the greatest tennis player of all time, Federer undoubtedly tops the list.
Federer has a massive net worth of $550 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. That should have grown in 2021 too, however, the Swiss ace struggled with injuries and has not played much in 2022 either.
He still was able to make the Forbes list of the World’s Highest-Paid Athletes for 2022 by bringing home $90.7m with $90m coming from 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, Mercedes-Benz, Lindt, and Credit Suisse. His clothing sponsor is Japanese clothing line Uniqlo. He was previously a Nike athlete.
2) Novak Djokovic Net Worth 2022
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 $156million 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.
Djokovic also has won 20 Grand Slams in his career, which has helped his earnings grow substantially.
Novak Djokovic endorses popular watch brand Seiko, car manufacturer Peugeot and a number of apparel companies.
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 2022
The King of Clay has amassed a net worth of $220 million, thanks to his indomitable exploits, especially at 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. Nadal also holds the record for most Grand Slam wins with 21 to his name so far.
Since turning pro in 2001, Nadal has earned a mind-boggling $128 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 2022 alone, Rafa has earned around $3.3 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 2022
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 $165 million, thanks to his endorsements and success at Wimbledon and the US Open.
Murray’s total career earnings amount to $62 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. He has featured in a few tournaments in recent years and has made over $412,000 in 2022.
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) Alexander Zverev Net Worth 2022
Alexander Zverev might not have a Grand Slam title to his name but the German is one of the richest tennis players in the world.
The 25-year-old has a reported net worth of $30million with most of it coming thanks to his on-court performances.
The German is ranked #3 in the world, which is also his highest ranking ever. The 25-year-old has amassed a salary of $31million over the years.
Zverev is one of the rising stars in the world of tennis and already has earned close to $2million in the year 2022.
The German has some of the biggest brands sponsoring him with Adidas, Peugeot and Z Zegna.
Zverev also has his tennis rackets sponsored by Head. He had a tie up with luxury watch maker Richard Mille and then tied up with Rolex in 2021. EA Sports also are sponsors for the German.
6) Kei Nishikori Net Worth 2022
Kei Nishikori of Japan, comes number 6 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. However, that hasn’t grown much since Nishikori’s form has dipped a bit in recent years.
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 earnings is somewhere around $25 million.
He has endorsement deals with a ton of companies. Some of the notable ones are Tag Heuer, Nissin Foods, EA Games, and Delta Airlines.
He sports Uniqlo clothing and usually wears Nike shoes.
7) Daniil Medvedev Net Worth 2022
Daniil Medvedev is another one of the rising stars in the world of tennis. The 26-year-old might seem to be a veteran of the circuit, but he has a lot to prove on the court.
The Russian has amassed a net worth of $20 million making him one of the richest tennis stars in the world.
The 26-year-old’s biggest triumph came in the 2021 US Open where he picked up his first Grand Slam. Medvedev was also ranked #1 till February 2022 but has since slipped to #2.
His performances over the past couple of years have helped increase his salary greatly. The Russian has earned over $23million in his career and so far has close to $2million in 2022 alone.
The Russian uses Tecnifibre rackets while Lacoste sponsors his apparel on court. The 26-year-old has also been sponsored by BMW, Bovet, Tinkoff Bank and HyperX.
8) Stan Wawrinka Net Worth 2022
Three-time Grand Slam winner Stan Wawrinka stands number 8 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 232 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.
However, his performances have gone down a little bit due to injuries and age. Wawrinka has earned just over $100,000 in 2022.
Stan Wawrinka wears Yonex clothing and shoes. He also endorses TGV Lyria. The other sponsors for the Swiss star include Evian Live Young, London Capital Group, and Jetcraft.
9) Marin Cilic Net Worth 2022
Marin Cilic of Croatia who famously won the US Open 2014, comes in at number 9 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 23 and has been struggling of late. He has earned just over $600,000 in 2022.
Cilic plays with Head YouTek Radical MidPlus and wears Fila gear, after previously endorsing Li-Ning.
10) Dominic Thiem Net Worth 2022
Dominic Thiem also has a net worth of $17million and is the final entry in our list.
The 28-year-old’s greatest moment came in 2020 when he won the US Open. That remains his only Grand Slam title till date.
Thiem has earned just over $28million in his professional tennis career. The 28-year-old’s highest rank was #3 but now he is #190.
Thiem has so far earned $71,000 and is yet to win a match till May.
Thiem uses Babolat rackets since 2014. The Austian also is sponsored by Rolex, Adidas, Kia, Sky Sport and Tecnogym.
Bank Austria and Duravit are his other sponsors.
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