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Top 5 Tennis Players by Income 2021

Updated: Aug 3

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.

The Grand Slam tournaments, also referred to as majors, are the world's four most important annual professional tennis events.
The Grand Slam tournaments, also referred to as majors, are the world's four most important annual professional tennis events.

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 )

Daniil Medvedev is now ranked 2nd in the world, 26-year-old player
Daniil Medvedev is now ranked 2nd in the world, 26-year-old player

Tournament wins: ₹54.30 Crore ( $7.3 million )

Advertising contracts: ₹33.47 Crore ( $4.5 million )

Ranking: #2

Nationality: ROC ( Russian Olympic Committee )



4. Kei Nishikori - ₹238.76 Crore ( $32.1M )

Japanese Famous Tennis Player -Kei Nishikori
Japanese Famous Tennis Player -Kei Nishikori

Tournament wins: ₹8.18 Crore ( $1.1 million )

Advertising contracts: ₹230.58 Crore ( $31 million )

Ranking: #69

Nationality: JPN



3. Rafael Nadal - ₹297.52 Crore ( $40M )

Rafael Nadal - King of Clay GOAT tennis famous player
Rafael Nadal - King of Clay GOAT tennis famous player

Tournament wins: ₹104.13 Crore ( $14 million )

Advertising contracts: ₹193.39 Crore ( $26 million )

Ranking: #3

Nationality: ESP



2. Novak Djokovic - ₹331.72 Crore ( $44.6M )

Novak Djokovic search for a gold grand slam was unsuccessful
Novak Djokovic search for a gold grand slam was unsuccessful

Tournament wins: ₹93.72 Crore ( $12.6 million )

Advertising contracts: ₹238 Crore ( $32 million )

Ranking: #1

Nationality: SRB


1. Roger Federer - ₹790.66 Crore ( $106.3M )

Roger Federer is one of the greatest players in tennis history
Roger Federer is one of the greatest players in tennis history

Tournament wins: ₹46.86 Crore ( $6.3 million )

Advertising contracts: ₹743.8 Crore ( $100 million )

Ranking: #9

Nationality: CHE



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