25 Richest Tennis Players in the World

Richest Tennis Players in the World
Richest Tennis Players in the World (Source: Town & Country Magazine)

Who are the 25 richest tennis players in the world?

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Richest Tennis Players in the World
Richest Tennis Players in the World (Source: Sportsver)

With a craze of almost one billion fans worldwide, tennis is one of the lucrative sports while coming to terms with both ATP and WTA.

With huge tour prizes payout and endorsements worth tens of millions from every sports brand to a wide range of businesses, the successful tennis players sure do earn a fortune playing.

So, here we take a close peek at such 25 richest tennis players in the world who have a life full of glamour and affluence.

Quick Overview

 S.N. Richest Tennis Players Net Worth 
1.  Ion Tiriac $1.2 Billion
2. Roger Federer $550 Million
3.  Novak Djokovic  $220 Million
4.  Rafael Nadal  $220 Million
5. Serena Williams $180 Million
6. Maria Sharapova $180 Million
7. Pete Sampras $150 Million
8. Andre Agassi $145 Million
9. Steffi Graf  $145 Million
10. Andy Murray  $100 Million
11. John McEnroe $100 Million
12. Venus Williams $95 Million
13. Li Na  $60 Million
14. Anna Kournikova $50 Million
15. Monica Seles $50 Million
16. Naomi Osaka $45 Million
17. Björn Borg  $40 Million
18. Ivan Lendl $40 Million
19. Simona Halep $30 Million
20. Andy Roddick $30 Million
21. Lleyton Hewitt  $25 Million
22. Martina Navratilova $25 Million
23. Agnieszka Radwańska $25 Million
24. Billie Jean King $20 Million
25. Victoria Azarenka  $20 Million

Richest Tennis Players in the World

The given information and details are compiled from trusted sites on the web, including Celebrity Net Worth and Wikipedia.

25. Victoria Azarenka

Net Worth: $20 Million

Kicking off the list is the 2012 World No.1 in singles from Belarus.

Victoria Azarenka has won 21 WTA singles, including two Grand Slams in singles, two Grand Slams in mixed doubles, and nine WTA doubles.

Victoria Azarenka
Victoria Azarenka (Source: Tennis World USA)

To date, Azarenka has earned $34 million from her tour prize money which is the seventh highest in WTA history.

Besides, her other fortunes come from endorsements with Nike, Red Bull, Wilson, etc.

As of October 2022, Victoria Azarenka enjoys a net worth of $20 million.

24. Billie Jean King

Net Worth: $20 Million

Holding the 24th spot is one of the greatest tennis players of all time, Billie Jean King.

King was the World’s No.1 in singles and doubles in 1966 and 1967. She is 39 times Grand Slam winner: twelve in singles, sixteen in doubles, and eleven in mixed doubles.

She also led the US team to win the Federation Cup seven times and Wightman Cup nine times.

Billie Jean King
Billie Jean King (Source: Encyclopedia Britannica)

During her WTA career, King only earned $1,966,487 from her prize money.

But, most of her net worth of $20 million comes from her co-ownership in the multi-million dollar company, World Team Tennis.

Further, she also owns a minority stake in MLB’S Los Angeles Dodgers.

23. Agnieszka Radwańska

Net Worth: $25 Million

Agnieszka Radwańska is the 2012 World No.1 in singles from Poland.

She is 22 times WTA champion: twenty times in singles and two times in doubles.

During her fourteen years of time in court, Radwańska earned around $27 million in prize money, which is the ninth highest of all time in WTA.

Agnieszka Radwańska
Agnieszka Radwańska (Source: Wikipedia)

Her endorsements with Cheesecake Factory, Lexus vehicles, Rado, etc., also bagged her extra millions.

Further, she also served as the ambassador for Poland’s leading oil producer, Lotos, in 2017.

As of October 2022, Radwańska enjoys a net worth of $25 million.

22. Martina Navratilova

Net Worth: $25 Million

Martina Navratilova is a former tennis player and coach from Czechoslovakia.

The tennis legend has won 59 Grand Slams: 18 in singles, 31 in doubles, and 10 in mixed doubles during her pro days.

She earned at least $20 million from her tour prize money (as of now, $33 million).

Martina-Navratilova
Martina Navratilova (Source: Prabook)

Besides, she bagged extra fortunes from her endorsements with Aviva, Denon, Yonex rackets, etc.

As of October 2022, Martina Navratilova has a net worth of $25 million.

21. Lleyton Hewitt

Net Worth: $25 Million

With an estimated net worth of $25 million, Lleyton Hewitt is one of the richest tennis players in the world.

In 2001, Hewitt became the youngest male player in ATP to win the World No.1 in singles.

Lleyton Hewitt
Lleyton Hewitt (Source: Wikipedia)

During his time on the court, Hewitt won 34 ATP titles: 30 ATP singles, 3 ATP doubles, and one Grand Slams single.

As the tour prize money, he earned around $20 million. Whereas he has bagged multi-millions from his endorsements with Nike, Yonex, Adidas, and Fila.

20. Andy Roddick

Net Worth: $30 Million

With an estimated net worth of $30 million, Andy Roddick is the 20th richest tennis player in the world.

He became world No.1 in ATP in 2003      and won five ATP Masters during his pro career.

Andy Roddick
Andy Roddick (Source: Wikipedia)

Roddick has earned more than $20 million alone from his tour prize money.

Further, his endorsements with Lexus vehicles, American Express, Microsoft, and Rolex bagged him additional tens of millions of dollars of fortune.

19. Simona Halep

Net Worth: $30 Million

Coming to this spot is one of the prominent tennis players in the world from Romania.

Simona Halep is the 2017 World No.1 in WTA singles. She is the winner of 23 WTA singles, including two Grand Slams singles.

To date, Halep has earned around $38 million from her tour prize money.

Simona Halep
Simona Halep (Source: Twitter)

Her additional fortunes come from endorsements with Nike, Lactose, and Wilson rackets.

Further, she has been serving as the brand ambassador for Hublot watches and Mercedes-Benz Romania since 2016 and 2017.

As of October 2022, Simona Halep has a net worth of $30 million.

18. Ivan Lendl

Net Worth: $40 Million

Ivan Lendl is one of the greatest tennis players in the world.

He is the 18th richest tennis player in the world, with an estimated net worth of $40 million.

The Czech-American former player was the World No.1 in ATP singles in 1983. He has a career record of 94 ATP singles with eight Grand Slam singles wins.

Ivan Lendl
Ivan Lendl (Source: Pinterest)

His tour prize money alone earned him around $21 million. Whereas his endorsements at his peak days earned him more than $10 million.

Further, his 445-acre Connecticut home, which is worth $16.5 million, is on sale since 2021.

17. Björn Borg

Net Worth: $40 Million

Holding this spot is one of the greatest tennis players on the planet from Sweden.

Björn Borg became World No.1 in ATP singles in 1977. Besides, he is the first male player in the Open Era to win eleven Grand Slams singles.

Björn Borg
Björn Borg (Source: The Sporting Blog)

While Borg earned only $3.6 million from his tour prize money, his endorsements with Fila, Tuborg, etc., earned him tens of millions in his pro days.

As of October 2022, Björn Borg enjoys a net worth of $40 million.

16. Naomi Osaka

Net Worth: $45 Million

Another richest tennis player in the world comes from Japan.

Naomi Osaka is the first Asian tennis player to win the World No.1 in WTA singles in 2019.

Besides, she is seven times WTA singles champion, including four Grand Slam singles.

Naomi Osaka
Naomi Osaka (Source: Vishwadha News)

To date, Osaka has earned more than $123 million from her salary and endorsements with Nike, Nissan, Levi, and Louis Vuitton.

As of October 2022, Naomi Osaka has a net worth of $45 million.

15. Monica Seles

Net Worth: $50 Million

Monica Seles is a former tennis player from Yugoslavia.

She was World No.1 in WTA singles in 1991. Besides, Seles has nine Grand Slam singles to her name.

Monica Seles
Monica Seles (Source: Pixels)

During her time in court, Seles bagged more than $50 million from her prize money and endorsements.

As of October 2022, Seles is the fifteenth richest tennis player in the world, with a net worth of $50 million.

14. Anna Kournikova

Net Worth: $50 Million

Anna Kournikova is a former tennis player from Russia. She was World No.1 in WTA doubles in 1999.

Kournikova has won two WTA doubles and two Grand Slams doubles in 1999 and 2002.

Anna Kournikova
Anna Kournikova (Source: MARCA)

She made less than $4 million from her tour prize money. Whereas most of her multi-million dollar fortunes come from her endorsements with Adidas, Lycos, Berlei, and Yonex.

As of October 2022, Anna Kournikova is the fourteenth richest tennis player in the world, with a net worth of $50 million.

13. Li Na

Net Worth: $60 Million

Li Na is a former tennis player from China. She was the World No.2 in doubles in 2006.

Besides, Li Na is the first Asian player (male or female) to win two Grand Slams in singles.

Li Na
Li Na (Source: A2 Systems)

The nine times WTA singles champion Li Na has bagged more than $18 million from her salary and endorsements with Nike, Mercedes Benz, Samsung, and Rolex.

As of October 2022, Li Na has a net worth of $60 million.

12. Venus Williams

Net Worth: $95 Million

With an estimated net worth of $95 million, Venus Williams is the twelfth richest tennis player in the world.

Williams was World No.1 in singles in 2002 and World No.1 in doubles in 2010. Besides, she has won seven Grand Slam singles, and fourteen Grand Slam doubles with her sister, Serena Williams.

To date, Venus has bagged $42.17 million from her tour prize money, which is the second-highest in WTA history.

Venus Williams
Venus Williams (Source: Pinterest)

Whereas her endorsements with Nike, Wilson, Ralph Lauren, etc., sum up to tens of millions of her fortunes.

Further, she owns the sportswear line EleVen, interior design company V Starr, owns a stake in GhostBed mattresses, and has a 0.5% stake in NFL’s Miami Dolphins.

11. John McEnroe

Net Worth: $100 Million

With an estimated net worth of $100 million, John McEnroe is the eleventh richest tennis player in the world.

McEnroe has a record of 77 ATP singles wins, 78 ATP doubles win, including seven Grand Slams in singles and nine Grand Slams in doubles.

John McEnroe
John McEnroe (Source: International Tennis Hall of Fame)

After retiring from his 28 years of ATP career, McEnroe has served as a sports commentator for the major tours in tennis like the US Open and Australian Open since 2006.

Further, he owns $50 million worth of estates in Malibu, New York, and Los Angeles.

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10. Andy Murray

Net Worth: $100 Million

Holding the tenth spot is the 2016 World No.1 player in ATP singles.

The British player has 46 ATP singles and 14 ATP Masters titles to his name, of which three are in Grand Slams singles.

Murray is the fourth highest-paid ATP player with a tour prize money of $62 million.

Andy Murray
Andy Murray (Source: Wikipedia)

To date, he has earned more than $5 million in court on a yearly basis.

Whereas his extra fortunes come from his endorsements with Jaguar cars, Head racquets, and Rado watches.

As of October 2022, Andy Murray has a net worth of $100 million.

9. Steffi Graf

Net Worth: $145 Million

Steffi Graf is a former tennis player from Germany.

She has won 107 WTA singles (third highest of all time) and 22 Grand Slams singles (second highest in Open Era) and remains the only Golden Slam winner in WTA history.

Richest Tennis Players in the World- Steffi Graf
Steffi Graf (Source: International Tennis Hall of Fame)

Graf earned $21 million as tour prize money during her pro career. Whereas she bagged tens of millions from her endorsements with Rexona, Barilla, Danine, etc.

Further, she is involved in investment ventures.

As of October 2022, Steffi Graf has a net worth of $145 million.

8. Andre Agassi

Net Worth: $145 Million

Andre Agassi is a former tennis player who has a net worth of $145 million.

He was the World No.1 in ATP singles in 1995. Besides, he is eight times Grand Slams singles winner and an Olympic gold medalist in singles.

Richest Tennis Players in the World- Andre Agassi
Andre Agassi (Source: POPSUGAR)

During his pro days, Agassi was the sixth highest-paid male tennis player, with tour prize money earnings exceeding $30 million.

Whereas his lucrative endorsements bagged him more than $25 million.

7. Pete Sampras

Net Worth: $150 Million

Pete Sampras, famous as “Pistol Pete,” is one of the greatest and richest tennis players in the world. He has a net worth of $150 million.

Sampras is a 1993 World No.1 in ATP singles. He is 64 times ATP singles winner with 14 Grand Slams singles on his hand, which was the highest during his time.

Richest Tennis Players in the World- Pete Sampras
Pete Sampras (Source: ciriondo.com)

During his ATP career, Sampras was the fifth highest-paid player in tour prize money with $43 million (as of now, $75 million).

Whereas his endorsements with Nike, Pizza Hut, Wilson, etc., bagged him around $100 million.

Further, he is active in real estate ventures.

6. Maria Sharapova

Net Worth: $180 Million

With an estimated net worth of $180 million, Maria Sharapova is the sixth richest tennis player in the world.

She is 2005 World No.1 in WTA singles from Russia. Besides, she is five times Grand Slams single winner.

Richest Tennis Players in the World- Maria Sharapova
Maria Sharapova (Source: Who2 Biographies)

During her 20 years of time on the court, Maria earned more than $250 million from her endorsements with Nike, Porsche, and Evian.

Moreover, she is the CEO of the world’s leading sweet company, SugarPova, which bags her more than $30 million each year.

Further, she co-owns the $700 million worth of skincare brand, Supergoop.

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5. Serena Williams

Net Worth: $180 Million

Coming to the fifth spot is the GOAT, Serena Williams.

Serena has won 23 Grand Slams singles (highest in the Open Era) and has an all-time record in doubles along with her sister Venus with 14 Grand Slam doubles wins.

To date, she has earned around $94 million from her tour prize money (highest of all time in WTA).

Richest Tennis Players in the World- Serena Williams
Serena Williams (Source: Oprah Daily)

Besides, she bags more than $20 million per year from her endorsements with Nike, Delta Airlines, Pepsi, etc.

Further, she owns a 0.5% stake in NFL’s Miami Dolphins.

4. Rafael Nadal

Net Worth: $220 Million

Rafael Nadal, famous as the “King of Clay,” is the current World No.4 in ATP from Spain.

He is 91 times ATP singles winner, including 21 Grand Slams singles which is the highest in ATP.

Richest Tennis Players in the World- Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal (Source: Encyclopedia Britannica)

To date, Rafael has earned around $128 million from tour prize money. Whereas his tens of millions of fortunes come from his endorsements with Kia Motors, Nike, and Emporio Armani.

As of October 2022, Rafael Nadal enjoys a net worth of $220 million.

3. Novak Djokovic

Net Worth: $220 Million

With an estimated net worth of $220 million, Novak Djokovic is the third richest tennis player in the world.

He is the current World No.1 in ATP singles from Serbia. To date, he has won 86 ATP singles, including 20 Grand Slams singles.

Richest Tennis Players in the World- Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic (Source: Wikipedia)

Djokovic’s prize money sums up to a staggering $154 million, which is the highest of all time in ATP.

Besides, he bags extra tens of millions of fortunes from his endorsements with Peugeot, Lacoste, and Hublot.

2. Roger Federer

Net Worth: $550 Million

With an estimated net worth of $550 million, Roger Federer is the second richest tennis player in the world.

The Swiss player has 103 ATP singles (second highest behind Jimmy Connors), including 20 Grand Slams singles on his name.

Richest Tennis Players in the World- Roger Federer
Roger Federer (Source: Wikipedia)

Moreover, Roger is the second-highest-paid ATP player in tour prize money with $130 million.

On top of his prize earnings, Federer has earned around $1 billion from endorsements during his career so far.

Some of his most lucrative endorsements include Mercedes-Benz and Rolex, among others.

1. Ion Tiriac

Net Worth: $1.2 Billion

At the top comes the Romanian billionaire and former tennis and ice hockey player.

Ion Tiriac is one of the ATP’s top 10 players in singles of the 60s and 70s. He is one time Grand Slam champion in doubles, having won the 1970 French Open.

Tiriac only earned a few million from his ATP career. Most of his multi-billion fortunes come from his business venture that he started after retiring from ATP in 1979.

Richest Tennis Players in the World- Ion Tiriac
Ion Tiriac (Source: The Sun)

His business portfolio includes Ion Tiriac Bank (the first bank in post-communist Romania), Tiriac Auto, Tiriac Travel, and retail, investments, airlines to estates.

As of October 2022, Ion Tiriac enjoys a net worth of a whopping $1.2 billion.

Besides, Tiriac is the second richest athlete in the world after Michael Jordan, who has a net worth of $2.2 billion.

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