The 10 Highest-Paid Tennis Players In The World

In most sports, there is a huge difference in earnings between the top players and the rest of the competitors.

But in sports like tennis, that gap is even bigger thanks to enormous endorsement potential off the court.

While the top tennis players may make $US5-15 million in prize money, that often pales in comparison to what they make endorsing products.

Using each player’s tour money winnings in 2013 as well as endorsement earnings compiled by Forbes.com, we have put together a list of the highest-paid tennis players and how they make their money.

#10 Kei Nishikori -- $US10.8 million

Tour winnings: $US1.8 million

Endorsements: $US9.0 million

Total earnings: $US10.8 million

2013 tour wins: 1

2013 Grand Slam championships: 0

#9 Caroline Wozniacki -- $US12.8 million

Tour winnings: $US1.8 million

Endorsements: $US11.0 million

Total earnings: $US12.8 million

2013 tour wins: 1

2013 Grand Slam championships: 0

#8 Andy Murray -- $US13.4 million

Tour winnings: $US5.4 million

Endorsements: $US8.0 million

Total earnings: $US13.4 million

2013 tour wins: 4

2013 Grand Slam championships: 1 (Wimbledon)

#7 Victoria Azarenka -- $US15.5 million

Tour winnings: $US6.5 million

Endorsements: $US9.0 million

Total earnings: $US15.5 million

2013 tour wins: 3

2013 Grand Slam championships: 1 (Australian Open)

#6 Li Na -- $US19.0 million

Tour winnings: $US4.0 million

Endorsements: $US15.0 million

Total earnings: $US19.0 million

2013 tour wins: 1

2013 Grand Slam championships: 0

#5 Serena Williams -- $US24.4 million

Tour winnings: $US12.4 million

Endorsements: $US12.0 million

Total earnings: $US24.4 million

2013 tour wins: 11

2013 Grand Slam championships: 2

#4 Novak Djokovic -- $US26.4 million

Tour winnings: $US12.4 million

Endorsements: $US14.0 million

Total earnings: $US26.4 million

2013 tour wins: 7

2013 Grand Slam championships: 1

#3 Maria Sharapova -- $US26.5 million

Tour winnings: $US3.5 million

Endorsements: $US23.0 million

Total earnings: $US26.5 million

2013 tour wins: 2

2013 Grand Slam championships: 0

#2 Rafael Nadal -- $US35.6 million

Tour winnings: $US14.6 million

Endorsements: $US21.0 million

Total earnings: $US35.6 million

2013 tour wins: 10

2013 Grand Slam championships: 2

#1 Roger Federer -- $US68.2 million

Tour winnings: $US3.2 million

Endorsements: $US65.0 million

Total earnings: $US68.2 million

2013 tour wins: 1

2013 Grand Slam championships: 0

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