Roger Federer is the highest earning tennis starTennis

August 26, 2014 15:08
Roger Federer is the highest earning tennis star},{Roger Federer is the highest earning tennis star

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This year, 17-time Grand Slam champion, Roger Federer hasn't won a single match. But he still leads the game when it comes to being the top 10 tennis moneymakers in Forbe's list

The Swiss star, apparently pocketed a whopping $56.2 million between July 2013 and June 2014, thanks to all the endorsement deals from Rolex and Nike that add up to the mammoth's share of that total, over $40 million.

The 33-year-old tennis ace owns three titles in 2014 and was a Wimbledon runner-up, dropping the final in five sets to top-ranked Novak Djokovic.

Others to make it to the list are Spaniard Rafael Nadal, who ranked second on the list at $44.5 million,
Serbia's Djokovic who came third with $33.1 million.

Russian diva Maria Sharapova came fourth overall, but topped the women's list with $24.4 million.

China's Lia Na stood fifth with $23.6 million, while world number one player Serena Williams ranked sixth with $22 million.

Britain's Andy Murra ranked seventh on $19.1 million. Victoria Azarenka was eighth at $11.1 million , Japan's Kei Nishikori stood ninth on $11 million and Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki finished 10th on $10.8 million.

AW: Suchorita Choudhury

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