Top 10 richest tennis players of all time

From Roger Federer to Serena Williams, from Novak Djokovic to Rafael Nadal, here are the richest tennis players of all-time.


Top 10 richest tennis players of all time

Serena Williams, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Ion Tiriac and Novak Djokovic (Image via FS)

Tennis players are among the wealthiest athletes globally. They accumulate their multi-million dollar fortunes through various avenues. Prize money is a significant source of income, but beyond that, brand endorsements, sponsorships, business ventures, investments, and more contribute to their earnings.

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Today we take a look at the tennis professionals who, through their prowess on the court, enthralled the hearts of their millions of fans and also earned millions throughout their careers. Most names on the list are very popular.

Some are modern greats while some were considered great players during their playing days. However, every tennis professional on this list is considered a legend. unique ways to the development of the sport. Here are the 10 richest tennis players of all-time.

10. John McEnroe

John McEnroe is the 10th richest tennis player of all-time. Often regarded as one of the greatest tennis players in history, McEnroe secured seven Grand Slam singles titles during his illustrious career.

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John McEnroe one of the richest tennis players of all time
John McEnroe (Image Credit: Imago)

The American legend also played an important role in clinching the Davis Cup for his country on five occasions. With a current net worth exceeding $100 million, McEnroe’s remains one of the richest tennis icons ever.

9. Andy Murray

Andy Murray won three Grand Slam singles titles in his career which include two Wimbledon gentlemen’s singles titles. The Briton won three Olympic medals, including 2 gold and 1 silver medal.

Andy Murray
Andy Murray (Image Credit: Imago)

He also helped Great Britain win the 2015 Davis Cup. Andy Murray’s current net worth is more than $100 million, which makes him ninth among the richest tennis players of all-time.

8. Pete Sampras

Pete Sampras follows his long-time rival Andre Agassi in this list. He has won 14 Majors in his long and illustrious career.

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Pete Sampras
Pete Sampras (Image Credit: Sports Illustrated)

The American also helped his country win the Davis Cup twice. Pete Sampras’ current net worth is $150 million, and he is one of the richest tennis players of all-time.

7. Andre Agassi

Andre Agassi is one of the most highly respected tennis players in history. He won 8 Grand Slam singles titles in his career. The American also won a gold medal in the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games. He also helped his country to win the Davis Cup thrice.

Andre Agassi
Andre Agassi (Image Credit: Indiatimes.com)

Agassi married 22-time Grand Slam champion, Steffi Graf. His current net worth is $175 million, and he is the seventh richest tennis icon in the history of the sport.

6. Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova is considered by many as one of the greatest tennis players in the world. She won five Grand Slam titles in her career. The Russian also won a silver medal in the 2012 London Olympic Games for her country.

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Maria Sharapova
Maria Sharapova (Image Credit: Guernsey Press)

She helped Russia to Fed Cup (now Billie Jean King Cup) triumph in 2008. Her current net worth is $180 million and is ranked sixth on this list.

5. Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal has been one of the premier superstars of the sport. He has won 22 Majors in his career. The Spaniard also won two gold medals in Olympic Games for his country.

Rafael Nadal one of the richest tennis players of all time
Rafael Nadal (Image Credit: Grass and Court)

He has helped Spain win the Davis Cup four times in his career. Rafael Nadal’s current net worth is approximately $200 million which makes him one of the top 5 richest tennis players of all-time.

4. Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic is right behind Serena Williams in this list. He has won 24 Grand Slam singles titles in his career. The Serbian also won a bronze medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games for his country.

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Novak Djokovic is one of the richest tennis players of all-time
Novak Djokovic (Image Credit: The Shropshire Star)

Djokovic has helped Serbia win the Davis Cup in 2010. His current net worth is $220 million, and the Serbian superstar is ranked fourth on this list.

3. Serena Williams

Serena Williams leads in the women’s Grand Slam titles count. She won 23 Grand Slam singles titles in her career, more than any female tennis player who has played this sport. The American won four Olympic Games gold medals for her country.

Serena Williams is one of the richest tennis players of all-time
Serena Williams (Image Credit: The Mirror)

She also helped the USA to win Fed Cup (now Billie Jean King Cup) in 1999 and Hopman Cup in 2003 and 2008. Her current net worth is $250 million, and she is the third richest tennis player of all-time.

2. Roger Federer

Roger Federer is widely regarded as one of the greatest tennis players of all time. He won 20 Majors and 103 ATP titles in his long and illustrious career. The Swiss also won two Olympic Games medals which include a silver and a gold medal for his country.

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Roger Federer is one of the richest tennis players of all-time
Roger Federer (Image Credit: Grass and Court)

He led his country Switzerland to its maiden Davis Cup triumph in 2014. Roger Federer’s current net worth is $550 million, and he is the second richest tennis icon in the history of the sport.

1. Ion Tiriac

Ion Tiriac may not be one of the most prominent names today but during his playing days, he had a huge fan following. He is a Romanian and was born in Transylvania. Hence, he was also known as ‘Count Dracula‘. He with his compatriot Ilie Năstase won the 1970 French Open men’s doubles title. He also won five Olympic Games medals for his country which includes 2 gold and 3 bronze medals.

Ion Tiriac is the richest tennis player of all time
Ion Tiriac (Image Credit: Forbes)

Besides tennis, he also represented Romania in ice hockey at the 1964 Winter Olympic Games. After retirement, he started his own business and became very successful at it. His current net worth is around $2 billion, and he is the richest tennis player of all time.

RankPlayerNet Worth
1Ion Tiriac$2 billion
2Roger Federer$550 million
3Serena Williams$250 million
4Novak Djokovic $220 million
5Rafael Nadal >$200 million
6Maria Sharapova$180 million
7Andre Agassi$175 million
8Pete Sampras$150 million
9Andy Murray >$100 million
10John McEnroe>$100 million

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