Tennis is one of the most popularly known sports around the world and mostly, the preferred sports by majority of people.
Here are 7 world richest tennis players, their achievements and fame.
#1: Roger Federer
Roger Federer is a tennis star who tops in the world richest tennis players ranking, he is a Swiss born professional player.
He is a world class tennis player who has got a net worth of $180 million. Other than this he has got a total ATM career earnings of $
Roger Federer, on his tour of South America, got his hands on $14million for six matches.
This 32 years old Swiss star has got sponsorship of ten top brands.
A bright young star he is, having a career prize money equal to $78 million.
#2: Andre Agassi
Agassi, a retired and formal World No.1 tennis player is the number 2 richest tennis Players. He has got a net worth of $175 million dollars and is one of the only two male tennis players having won a Career Golden Slam.
Other than funding a K-12 charter school, he is also the founder of the Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation.
#3: Pete Sampras
Pete Sampras was also a former No. 1 tennis player in the world, He is a retired professional tennis player with an estimated net
worth of $150 million as of 2012.
Throughout his entire 14-year professional tennis career, Pete Sampras has become a 14-time Grand Slam singles champion.
With his achievements, he was named as one of the greatest tennis players of all time. He is the last American male to win in ATP World Tour Finals and Wimbledon events.
Sampras has participated and won in prestigious tennis events like: Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and US Open.
#4: Serena Williams
Serena Williams born on September 26, 1981 is an American professional tennis player and a former world no. 1.
Serena Williams, who has an estimated net worth of $90 million. She has been ranked number one in the world five times and has earned the most prize money of any female athlete ever ($36million).
She won Gold Medals at both the Sydney and Beijing Olympics. Williams has been laid up most of the past year (2010) recovering from foot surgery and then a blood clot in her lungs that developed months later.
She continues to be the most dangerous female player in the game of tennis when healthy and her 13 singles Grand Slam titles put her among the all-time greats.
#5: Maria Sharapova
Maria Sharapovea is a Russion tennis player who has a net worth of $90 million. She is a 3 times Grandd Slam Singles Champion and is one of the highest paid female athletes of all times.
After completing Grand Slam, Maria Sharapova won the 2012 French Open and received huge bonuses with many key sponsors.
She has launched her own candy line named; Sugarpova, and has got plans to sell accessories under this brand name.
#6: Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal, a Spanish tennis player, has got a net worth of $80million. Born on June 3, 1986, this man has got the unmatched
abilities in the game of tennis. He has earned $56 million in the tournament of August 2013.
He is considered to be one of the greatest tennis players of all times. Despite the knee injury he had in 2012, in 2013 he stood again and won the prize money of $6.8 million.
To start his own management company with his father and manager, Rafael Nadal left IMG in December and received a huge
sponsorship for this business.
#7: Novak Djokovik
Novak Jokovik is a Serbian tennis player having a net worth of $60 million. Turning pro in 2003, he has got more than $50 million as prize money in the tournament. He was born on May 22, 1987 and is a now a professional tennis star.
Out of the last dozen Grand Slam tournaments, Novak Djokovic has reached the finals of 9, inclusive of his five victories.
He has also won $12.6 million prize money in 2011 and in 2012 he has topped with $12.8 million.
This List was compiled in 2014 and might not be accurate as at now.