Roger Federer tops the list of the top 10 highest paid tennis players from Forbes with around $140 million to his name from his court winnings and endorsements.
Here is the list of the top 10 highest paid tennis players.
1. Roger Federer
Age: 33 Nationality: Swiss Prize money: $6.5 million Endorsements: $65 million
Total earnings: $71.5 million
Ranked world no. 3 Federer has endorsements including Wilson, Moet & Chandon, Credit Suisse, Nike and Rolex.
2. Maria Sharapova
Age: 27 Nationality: Russian Prize money: $6 million Endorsements: $23 million
Total earnings: $29 million
Sharapova has endorsements such as Nike, Head and she recently launched her own candy line Sugarpova.
3. Novak Djokovic
Age: 27 Nationality: Serbian Prize money: $12.9 million Endorsements: $14 million
Total earnings: $26.9 million
Djokovic recently added Adidas as a sponsor with his clothing sponsor Uniqlo.
4. Rafael Nadal
Age: 28 Nationality: Spanish Prize money: $5.4 million Endorsements: $21 million
Total earnings: $26.4 million
Rafa's major sponsors include Nike, Babolat, Kia Motors and Bacardi. He also owns his own management company.
5. Serena Williams
Age: 33 Nationality: American Prize money: $8.5 million Endorsements: $12 million
Total earnings: $20.5 million
The WTA's world no. 1 has endorsement deals with Wilson, Nike, OPI and Gatorade. She also holds equity deals with Sleep Sheets, HSN, Mission and the Miami Dolphins.
6. Li Na
Age: 32 Nationality: Chinese Prize money: $3.2 million Endorsements: $15 million
Total earnings: $18.2 million
Li shills for Nike, Babolat, Rolex, Mercedes, Samsung and multiple Chinese companies.
7. Victoria Azarenka
Age: 25 Nationality: Belarusian Prize money: $6.7 million Endorsements: $9 million
Total earnings: $15.7 million
Azarenka's endorsement partners include Nike, American Express, Citizen Watch, Red Bull and Wilson.
8. Andy Murray
Age: 27 Nationality: Scottish Prize money: $6.9 million Endorsements: $8 million
Total earnings: $14.9 million
Murray's current partners include Adidas, Royal Bank of Scotland and Head.
9. Caroline Wozniacki
Age: 24 Nationality: Danish Prize money: $2.6 million Endorsements: $11 million
Total earnings: $13.6 million
Wozniacki's sponsors including Yonex, Adidas, Rolex and Turkish Airlines.
10. Kei Nishikori
Age: 24 Nationality: Japanese Prize money: $1.5 million Endorsements: $9 million
Total earnings: $10.5 million
Japan's top player has Uniqlo, Adidas, Wilson and Tag Heuer as sponsors.