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Are you on the lookout for the richest tennis players in the world?

Dominating the tennis world is not an easy task and earning a good sum of money from the sport is a little bit harder than the former.

Famous tennis superstars like Nadal and Williams are on top of their game but getting much out of a sport like tennis is not an easy stroll.

In this post, we will be looking at the 25 richest tennis players in the world.

Listed below, they are:

25. Justine Henin

Net Worth: $14 Million

The first tennis player on the list is Justine Henin.

Justine had a passion for the sport when she was young and her mother would often do justice by taking her along to watch the French Open.

She idolized Steffi Graf and is a winner of 43 WTA singles crowns.

24. Victoria Azarenka

Net Worth: $15 Million

Victoria Azarenka is a professional tennis player who started nursing interest for the sport at a very tender age.

Her passion led her to capture world junior #1, two Australian Open and a bronze medal during the 2012 world Olympics tournament.
 

23. Martina Navratilova

Net Worth: $15 Million

Martina Navratilova is a former skilled tennis player from Czechoslovakia.

She has a cabinet of international trophies including the Czechoslovakia national tennis championship, 18 Grand Slam singles and others.
 

22. Marat Safin

Net Worth: $15 Million

Marat Safin is a former Russian professional tennis player.

The Moscow-born athlete is known for his fury of anger – which has seen him smashed above 1,000 tennis rackets on the course of his professional career.

21. David Ferrer

Net Worth: $16 Million

David Ferrer is a Spanish professional tennis player.

He is a top performer in tennis and has a career that is filled with over 20 professional titles.
 

20. Ana Ivanovic

Net Worth: $16 Million

With an estimated net worth of around $16 Million, Ana Ivanovic is the 20th richest tennis player in the world.

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The Serbian professional tennis player began playing the sport at the tender age of five and is one of the hottest female athletes.

19. Chris Evert

Net Worth: $16 Million

Chris Evert is a former American tennis player.

She had won a total of 18 Grand slam singles championships in her 20-year professional career.

The former world tennis star has an estimated net worth of $16 Million.

18. Jim Courier

Net Worth: $18 Million

Up next on the list, Jim Courier is an American professional tennis player.

He is one of the best tennis players in history and is rightly among the sport’s hall of fame.
 

17. Billie Jean King

Net Worth: $20 Million

Billie Jean King is an American retired professional tennis player.

She is once a holder of world no.1 tennis player and has won 16 women’s doubles, 11 mixed doubles, and 12 Grand Slam titles.

She is among the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

16. Agnieszka Radwańska

Net Worth: $25 Million

Agnieszka Radwańska is a Polish professional tennis player.

Radwanska is arguably the best polish tennis player and was honoured with the Gold Cross of Merit by the country’s President in the year 2013.

15. Andy Roddick

Net Worth: $30 Million

Andy Roddick is a former American professional tennis player.

The former world best tennis player has won 32 titles throughout his professional career.

14. Björn Borg

Net Worth: $40 Million

Bjorn Borg is the 14th richest tennis player in the world.

The Swedish skilled tennis player loved the sport at a very tender age and went on to win several titles.

He retired from the game at 26, with reasons that he was no longer interested in competing again.

13. Li Na

Net Worth: $50 Million

Li Na is a Chinese professional tennis player.

She was previously into badminton but later switched to tennis after coming to know that the former sport was not meant for her.

12. Anna Kournikova

Net Worth: $50 Million

Anna Kournikova is a former Russian-American professional tennis player.

She is a popular figure in the game and has performed doubles with her colleague, Martina Hingis.

She retired at 21 because of serious spinal problems.

11. Venus Williams

Net Worth: $95 Million

Venus Williams is one of the best female tennis players in the world.

She started her professional tennis career at 14 and has grown to (formerly) rank as No. 1 singles player on three different events.

She has an estimated net worth of $95 Million, $5 – $10 million of which comes from annual endorsement deals.

10. John McEnroe

Net Worth: $100 Million

With an estimated net worth of $100 Million, John McEnroe is the 10th richest tennis player in the world.

The former American professional tennis player has captured seven Grand Slam Single titles and is known for his hot temper.

9. Andy Murray

Net Worth: $100 Million

Andy Murray is a Scottish professional tennis player.

He is one winner of two Grand Slam title and is the first British Wimbledon winner in 77 years.

8. Maria Sharapova

Net Worth: $135 Million

Maria Sharapova is a Russian professional tennis player.

She is currently the highest-paid female athlete and has captured the world No. 1 more than five times in her professional career.

7. Pete Sampras

Net Worth: $150 Million

Pete Sampras is a former American tennis player.

He won a total of 14 Grand Slam singles titles and is one of the loved tennis athletes in the world.

6. Andre Agassi

Net Worth: $175 Million

Andre Agassi is a former American professional tennis player.

He is one among just 2 male tennis players to win a Golden Slam honour.

He is also a philanthropist and retired in 2006 because of back problems.

5. Serena Williams

Net Worth: $180 Million

Serena Williams is one of the best female tennis players.

She has captured a total of 18 Grand Slam Titles and is a five-time world no.1 winner.

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Serena is the highest-earning female tennis player.

4. Rafael Nadal

Net Worth: $180 Million

Rafael Nadal is the 4th richest tennis players in the world.

The Spanish professional tennis star is a very known athlete in the game.

Aside from his salary earnings, he has garnered a lot of cash from endorsement deals.

3. Novak Djokovic

Net Worth: $200 Million

Breaking in among the “top three” richest tennis players in the world is Novak Djokovic.

The Serbian professional tennis player has won four Wimbledon, Six Australian open, three US open and a single French Open.

2. Roger Federer

Net Worth: $450 Million

Coming in as second-best on the list of the richest tennis players in the world is Roger Federer.

It might be correct to say that he is the best men tennis player.

The Switzerland professional tennis player started nursing interest for the game at an early age.

He is a winner of several opens and has ranked best on several occasions.

1. Ion Tiriac

Net Worth: $2 Billion

The crown for the richest tennis players in the world goes to Ion Tiriac.

He is a retired Romanian professional tennis player and an entrepreneur.

He is a winner of the 1970 Bavarian International Tennis Championships, 22 career doubles, Gold medal award in 1965 Budapest Summer Universiade and others.

He is the owner of Banca Tiriac, a private bank and is one of the richest businessmen in the world.

Conclusion

Listed below is a quick summary of the 25 richest tennis players in the world:

  1. Ion Tiriac
  2. Roger Federer
  3. Novak Djokovic
  4. Rafael Nadal
  5. Serena Williams
  6. Andre Agassi
  7. Pete Sampras
  8. Maria Sharapova
  9. Andy Murray
  10. John McEnroe
  11. Venus Williams
  12. Anna Kournikova
  13. Li Na
  14. Björn Borg
  15. Andy Roddick
  16. Agnieszka Radwańska
  17. Billie Jean King
  18. Jim Courier
  19. Chris Evert
  20. Ana Ivanovic
  21. David Ferrer
  22. Marat Safin
  23. Martina Navratilova
  24. Victoria Azarenka
  25. Justine Henin

Princewill Ubaha is an electrical engineer by profession, a content writer by perspiration, and an Akwa Ibomite by birth. He always believed that the habit of persistence is the habit of victory.

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