Tennis, is undoubtedly the most popular and one of the huge earning games in the modern sports, it is not just the earnings from the tournaments but also the sponsorships and endorsements from the big brands that pile up the cash reserves for the players! It is certainly not the just the display of the performance on the grounds that entice the crowds but also the showcase of the latest men fashion trends and the new trend in fashion for men. The legacy of the high earning was started by former American tennis player Ivan Lendl who a total amount of $21,262,417 back in 1994. We present you the 3 richest tennis players of all time in the world.
1.Roger Federer :
This Swiss professional tennis regarded as the greatest tennis player of all time holds the numero uno position, ranked world no. 1 for a total 302 weeks which include a 237-week stretch consecutively. Federer was the first tennis player in both male and female to earn more than $50 million prize money in a single year! If you total up ATP career earnings of $81 million, his net worth simply adds up to stunning $300 million. Federer was ranked 7th in the list of The World’s Highest-Paid Athletes by Forbes with his $4.2 million earning and $52 Million endorsements until few tears back.
2. Andre Agassi :
This American tennis player was perhaps the most well-known sportsmen in 1990 to 2000. Agassi clinched the world no. 1 ranking in April 1995 for the first time and remain undisputed king of tennis for a total 30 weeks consecutively. Not only he was the first male tennis player to win all four Grand Slams on all three surfaces but also ruled 17 ATP Masters Series titles during his reign. With total earnings of $31,152,975, the 6th highest in tennis history, he had net worth of $175 million.
3. Pete Sampras :
Again this American, has to his credit the record of 12 Grand Slams, Sampras won 5 ATP year-end World Championships, 2 Grand Slam Cups, and 14 Grand Slam singles titles that include 7 Wimbledon, 5 US Open and 2 Australian open. With his career earning of $43,280,450, the 4th highest in tennis history, he had a net worth of $150 million dollars.