Tennis is a beloved sport across the world. Given the popularity of the game, there is a lot of money to be made. As such, many players have gotten rich through their incredible on-court performance. Read ahead to find out who feature on the list of richest WTA players.
The 10 richest WTA players ranked by Net Worth
The list is inclusive of prize money and endorsement revenues.
It’s a no-brainer that the top spot is held by Serena Williams. Having won 23 grand slams and spent 317 weeks as world no. 1, she is widely considered as one of the greatest tennis players of all times. Net Worth: $210 million.
MaSha broke into the scene as a teenager, and lifted the Wimbledon trophy in 2004. She won 4 more majors, making her one of the only ten women to hold the Career Grand Slam. Net Worth: $180 million.
The German legend dominated the 80s. She won 22 singles titles, and was the first person to complete the Golden Slam (1988). She was world no.1 for a record 377 weeks. Net Worth: $145 million.
The elder of the ‘Williams sisters‘, Venus Williams has a total 23 grand slam titles. She won 7 single, 14 doubles, and 2 mixed doubles titles at the majors. She also has 4 Olympic gold medals, including the singles gold from the 2000 Sydney Olympic. Net Worth: $95 million.
Li Na won two grand slam titles which include the Roland Garros in 2011 and the Australian Open in 2014. She attained a career-high ranking of no. 2 in the world. She was the first Grand Slam singles champion from Asia, male or female. Net Worth: $60 million.
The Russian-American player was ranked no. 1 in the world in doubles. She won the Australian Open doubles title in 1999 and 2002. She also won two consecutive WTA Finals doubles title(1999, 2000). Net Worth: $51 million.
The Danish player was ranked no. 1 in the world for 71 weeks. She won the WTA Finals in 2017 and the Australian Open in 2018. Net Worth: $50 million.
The German is a former world no. 1. She has won 3 grand slam titles, and was a silver medallist at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Net Worth: $30 million.
The winner of the 2018 French Open and 2019 Wimbledon, Simona Halep is a Romanian player. She spent 71 weeks atop the WTA rankings, and was the year-end world no. 1 in 2017 and 2018. Net Worth: $30 million.
The Russian player has won 2 singles and 2 doubles grand slam titles. She was also a part of the Russian Fed Cup team, energi victorious on 3 occasions. Net Worth: $30 million.
The Polish player made it to the finals of Wimbledon in 2012, and was ranked 2nd in the world. Her 20 WTA titles include the WTA finals of 2015. Net Worth: $25 million.
She was the first Swiss player, male or female to win a grand slam title and attain the no. 1 ranking. Hingis has won 5 singles, 13 doubles, and 7 mixed doubles grand slam titles. She has also won the Tour Finals in both singles and doubles category. Net Worth: $25 million.