Roger Federer – Naomi Osaka – Serena Williams. This trio made up, in that order, the podium of the best paid tennis players, over the last twelve months, according to the ranking published Monday by Forbes. Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal complete the top quintet. Federer throne with $ 90.6M in earnings. Ashleigh Barty, in 10th place, is 5.8M. Here is the detail of the “Top 10”.
With age and injuries, they are no longer the most assiduous on the circuit. But Roger Federer (40), Serena Williams (39) and Rafael Nadal (35) are still in the “Top 5” of the highest paid tennis players, according to a report. ranking published by Forbes this Monday and which concerns the last twelve months.
Federer is clearly in the lead ($ 90.6M), despite less than a million earnings directly from tennis, via “prize money”. Naomi Osaka (60.1M) and Williams (41.8M) accompany him on a podium at the foot of which the world No. 1, Djokovic (38M) is ahead of Nadal (27M).
Follow in this order: Kei Nishikori, Daniil Medvedev, Dominic Thiem and Stefanos Tsitsipas. The Top 10 is completed by the N.1 of the WTA ranking, Ashleigh Barty, who has for example accumulated in “prize money” more money than Federer and Williams combined, but who does not compete in terms of notoriety and of “off-court” income.
The top 10:
- Roger FEDERER 90.6M (including 0.6M due to tennis)
- Naomi OSAKA 60.1M (5.1M)
- Serena WILLIAMS 41.8M (1.8M)
- Novak DJOKOVIC 38M (8M)
- Rafael NADAL 27M (4M)
- Kein NISHIKORI 26M (1M)
- Daniil MEDVEDEV 13.9M (5.9M)
- Dominic THIEM 8.9M (4.9M)
- Stefanos TSITSIPAS 8.1M (4.1M)
- Ashleigh BARTY 5.8M (3.8M)
Earnings in $.