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Roger Federer Tops List of World’s Highest-Paid Athletes In Latest Ranking

Posted by Osei Agyemang
Roger Federer

Tennis genius, Roger Federer has been named as the World’s highest paid athlete, as he earned $106.3 million out of one year. Federer is presently the first ever tennis player to land the top spot since 1990.

Apart from the Swiss star, othe tennis players including two females, Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams, made it to the list of 100 highest paid athletes by Forbes.

Federer with Serena Williams

The list wasn’t just ranked on the prize cash alone in the tennis business, but endorsement and sponsorship deals are additionally included. Others who made the list include Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Kei Nishikori and some more.

Naomi Osaka is one of the few women on the list

Cash Made By Some Athletes By Forbes:

Novak Djokovic – $44.6 million

Rafael Nadal – $40 million

Naomi Osaka – $37.4 million

Serena Williams – $36 million

Kei Nishikori – $32 million

Meanwhile, COVID-29 has suspended the tennis season for well over two months, dropping 40 competitions so far including the Wimbledon titles.

This shows that the income of the tennis stars will clearly be affected, hence next year’s list will possibly be fairly affected. Clearly, there will be a decrease in profit for the players this year.

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