Tennis is a game in which player gets money as well as fame. Tennis was first played in England in the 19th century and after that the popularity of tennis continued to grow. In the last few years, money and glamour have both added to tennis that’s why this game is now very much loved around the world. Unlike the other games the player plays alone and he is the sole authority of the credit of victory and the huge amount of money he gets. Today we are going to introduce you to the list of 10 Richest Tennis Players with the same tennis players who have so far earned crores of rupees in this game.
10. Anna Kournikova
Russian tennis player Anna Kournikova, who was born on June 7, 1981, at 10th place in the List of Richest Tennis Players. She had retired from tennis in May 2007. The pair of Anna and Martina Hingis was called “Spice Girls of Tennis”. The duo won the Australian Open title 1999 and 2002. In her sports career Anna Kournikova was one of the most searched sportswoman on Google. Due to injury Anna Kournikova also worked in several American TV channels after retirement. Net Worth of Anna Kournikova is about 330 crore.
9. Andy Murray
British-born British player Andy Murray, born on May 15, 1987, is 9th in the list of 10 Richest Tennis Players. He has won gold medal in the 2012 and 2016 Olympics. Apart from this, Andy Murray has won 3 times Grand Slam title. Andy Murray was awarded “BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year” in 2004. Net Worth of Andy Murray is about 470 crores.
8. Venus Williams
American tennis player Venus Williams, born on June 17, 1980, is ranked 8th in the list of 10 Richest Tennis Players. Venus Williams has won Grand Slam 7 times in his career, five of which are Wimbledon. Venus has won the Gold Medal with her sister Serena in the 2000, 2008 and 2012 Olympics. Apart from this, Venus Williams won the Gold Medal at her own in the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Venus Williams has earned close to 500 crores in his tennis career so far.
7. Maria Sharapova
Born on April 19, 1987, Russian Beauty Maria Sharapova is ranked 7th in the list of 10 Richest Tennis Players. Maria Sharapova has won 5 Grand Slams so far. In addition, she has also won Silver Medal in the 2012 Olympics. Maria Sharapova is the only tennis player whose perfume is also sold on her name. Maria has sign many modelling deals with companies like Porshe, Nike. Net Worth of Maria Sharapova is about 600 crores.
6. Novak Djokovic
Serbian player Novak Djokovic, born on May 22, 1987, is ranked 6th in the list of 10 Richest Tennis Players. Novak Djokovic has won 12 Grand Slam titles so far. He is the only 6th player to have won three grand slams in one year and is the fifth player to have played the final of all Grand Slam. Novak Djokovic speaks Serbian, Italian, German and English. Net Worth of Novak Djokovic is about 650 crores.
5. Rafael Nadal
Born on June 3, 1986, Rafael Nadal of Spain is at number five in the list of 10 Richest Tennis Players. Rafael Nadal has so far won 14 Grand Slam titles, out of which he won French Open title nine times. Clay Court’s King Nadal has played 63 matches in the French Open and he won 62 matches. Apart from this Nadal has won Gold in 2008 Olympic Singles and Gold medal in doubles in 2016 Olympic. Net Worth of Rafael Nadal is about 680 crores.
4. Serena Williams
American tennis player Serena Williams, born September 26, 1981, is fourth on the list of 10 Richest Tennis Players. Serena Williams has won the most 23 Grand Slam titles so far. Serena holds the record for being on the top position for 186 consecutive weeks. So far she has been number one player for a total of 313 weeks. Serena’s Net Worth is 800 crore.
3. Pete Sampras
American tennis player Pete Sampras, born on August 12, 1971, is at number three in the list of 10 Richest Tennis Players. Pete Sampras has won 14 Grand Slam titles in his career. Sampras had retired from tennis in August 2003. Pete Sampras was consistently number 1 tennis player from 1993 to 1998. Net Worth of Pete Sampras is about 1000 crores.
2. Andre Agassi
Born on April 29, 1970, American tennis player Andre Agassi is second in the list of 10 Richest Tennis Players. Andre Agassi has won 8 Grand Slam titles in his career. In addition, he has won the Gold Medal at the 1996 Olympics. Andre Agassi was considered as the best player of the decade of the 1990s. Peoples used to spend millions of rupees to watch Sampras and Agassi’s match. Net Worth of Andre Agassi, who said goodbye to tennis in September 2006, is about 1200 crores.
1. Roger Federer
Born on August 8, 1981, Switzerland’s great tennis player Roger Federer is ranked first in the list of 10 Richest Tennis Players. Till Now Roger Federer has won 18 Grand Slam titles in his career. In addition, he has won the Silver Medal in the 2012 Olympics. There is also a record of Roger Federer’s name. To date, he has not left any match incomplete due to injury. In his career he has played more than 1500 matches. Roger Federer’s Net Worth is about 2000 crores.