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.
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.
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.