Top 5 Tennis Players by Income 2021
Tennis Development and World Ranking
Tenns is a sport that originated in the French court in the 14th century. In 1873, the British major Walter Clopton Wingfield invented modern tennis by drawing lessons from handball games, indoor tennis, and French Royal tennis. The Championships, Wimbledon Tennis Open was held in 1877 in Wimbledon, London, England. The Wimbledon Tennis Championships is the earliest event in the history of modern tennis.
The tennis world ranking consists of Grand Slam events, ATP World Tour Masters 1000, ATP World Tour Finals, ATP World Tour 500 series, ATP Tour 250 and ITF. Among them, the Grand Slam is the highest palace in tennis, and the Grand Slam events are Australian Open. French Open or Roland-Garros, Wimbledon Championship, US Open. In these large and small events, each contributes world ranking points and professional bonuses. Below let us rank active tennis players earning top 5 this year.
In addition to the game bonus of professional tennis players, another source of income for tennis players is endorsement fees. Some players are admired for their good image or great contribution to tennis, and the endorsement fee is even higher than the bonus income. Let's rank the top 5 active tennis players by income this year. The total income of 5 tennis players is approximately $234.8M, which translates to approximately ₹1746.44Crore.
Top 5 Tennis Players by Income in 2021 (INR)
5. Daniil Medvedev - ₹87.77 Crore ( $11.8M )
Tournament wins: ₹54.30 Crore ( $7.3 million )
Advertising contracts: ₹33.47 Crore ( $4.5 million )
Nationality: ROC ( Russian Olympic Committee )
4. Kei Nishikori - ₹238.76 Crore ( $32.1M )
Tournament wins: ₹8.18 Crore ( $1.1 million )
Advertising contracts: ₹230.58 Crore ( $31 million )
3. Rafael Nadal - ₹297.52 Crore ( $40M )
Tournament wins: ₹104.13 Crore ( $14 million )
Advertising contracts: ₹193.39 Crore ( $26 million )
2. Novak Djokovic- ₹331.72 Crore ( $44.6M )
Tournament wins: ₹93.72 Crore ( $12.6 million )
Advertising contracts: ₹238 Crore ( $32 million )
1. Roger Federer- ₹790.66 Crore ( $106.3M )
Tournament wins: ₹46.86 Crore ( $6.3 million )
Advertising contracts: ₹743.8 Crore ( $100 million )
The GOAT already become Greatest History
When tennis comes to the public eye, every era will have great classic duels, such as Andre Agassi vs Pete Sampras of the previous generation and Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal of this generation. Until Novak Djokovic was coming, it broke the situation where Roger and Nadal ruled the tennis world, forming a ten-year time when the top three ruled the tennis world. We are fortunate to be born in this era to witness a great history, and it will continue.