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How Money Fuels the Worlds Top Tennis Players



September 16th, 2013 by in General with 271 Views

The U.S open recently ended with players having competed buy prednisolone tablets online. for a record $34.3 million in prize money, which is up 37% from last year. The mena��s and womena��s champion each pocketed $2.6 million compared to $1.9 million for the 2012 winners. But this is just a fraction of what the top players make off court from endorsements and appearances. $60 million in prize money is what the 10 highest paid tennis players in the world made between June 2012 and June 2013, but they made more than three times that amount from endorsements, exhibitions and appearance fees. Roger Federer led with $71.5 million during that time, including $6.5 million in prize money.

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Federer is every marketera��s dream. He has not experience any controversies of note during his career. He plays year round that keeps his name and image front in the minds of many. Nike is Federera��s biggest partner, paying him more than $10 million annually. It uses Federer in its advertising. Other Federer endorsement deals include Wilson, Rolex, Credit Suisse, and Mercedes-Benz. The latest agreement he has made is with Moet & Chandon. The deal is worth online casinos more than $30 million. In December, Federer earned big through an exhibition tour of South America. This was his first trip to the continent professionally earning him $14 million for six matches across three cities. Maria Sharapova, the worlda��s no.2 is the worlda��s highest paid female online casino athlete nine years running. Sharapova endorsements started when she worn the Wimbledon title in 2004 as a 17 year old. In April, she added Porsche to an endorsement portfolio that includes Samsung Electronics, Nike, Head, Tag Heuer and Evian. In 2012, Sharapova launched a candy business Sugarpova and plans to sell accessories under the Sugarpova brand beginning this fall.

The world No.1 ranked tennis player, Novak Djokovic, comes third among the top earners with $26.9 million. Djokovic has lead the way in mena��s tennis competition since the start of 2011. Of the last dozen Grand Slam tournaments, Djokovic has reached the finals of nine emerging with five victories. In 2011, he won a record $12.6 million in prize money and in 2012, topped the figure with $12.8 million.

In an exhibition, Djokovic can command as much as $1 million but he still trails far his rivals Federer and Rafael Nadal, the Worlda��s No. 4, with $26.4 leukeran for dogs, leukeran for dogs, leukeran for dogs, leukeran for dogs, leukeran for dogs, leukeran for dogs, leukeran for dogs, leukeran for dogs. million when it comes to endorsements. In 2012, Djokovic parted ways with his clothing sponsor Sergio Tacchini. He signed a new clothing deal with Japana��s Uniqlo. In 2013, has signed a new deal with Adidas. Djokovic other sponsors include Head and Audemars Piguet. Tennis players attract sponsorship from companies because of the global nature of the sport. Players travel around the globe during the gamea��s season, giving sponsors exposure in dozens of countries. In the U.S. tennis is overshadowed by the four major sports such as baseball and football but in other regions of the world, tennis is a top three or four spot. Looking at the top earners, we see the international flavor for the sport. The top ten tennis players hail from 10 different countries, with Serena Williams ($20.5 million) being the only American.

  • Brett A

    I can’t believe that Mayweather is the highest paid athlete in the world. Boxing seems so… the 60’s… but power to him, I guess.

    And power to hot ladies in tennis skirts.

    Amen.

  • MD Golam Rabbani

    The paid amount is too much if we look at other players. For example I can say football and golf players are earning much more then it. Though the amount is unbelievable but true.