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Top 10 richest female tennis players of all times

Top richest female tennis players

Top richest female tennis players

In the recent years tennis has become more popular around the world. It’s no coincidence that the attention towards tennis tournaments started to grow when the winnings from this sport also got bigger. When there is a lot of money involved the general interest grows and the curiosity is aroused.

Is no doubt that Steffi Graf, Williams sisters or Sharapova are among the most famous female tennis players of all times, but we wonder who are the top richest of all times.

Here you have the top 10 richest female tennis players with their net worth.

1. Serena Williams has a net worth of $130 million, of which $66 million were solely from prize money. She currently ranks No 1 in WTA and won 65 WTA titles in singles and another 22 in doubles.

2. Maria Sharapova has a net worth of $90 million. She earned $34 million in prize money and won 34 WTA and 4 ITF titles. She is still active.

3. Venus Williams has a net worth of $75 million. With 46 career titles won in singles and 21 titles won in doubles, Venus earned about $30 million only in prize money and is still playing.

4. Anna Kournikova: net worth $50 million. Retired in 2007 Kournikova earned only $3.5 million prize money in her tennis career. She won 16 WTA titles.

5. Kim Clijsters: net worth $39 million. With $24.4 million in prize money, Clijsters ended her career in September 2012. She has 41 singles titles and 11 double titles.

6. Li Na: net worth $40 million. She retired in September 2014, after winning a total of $16.7 million in prize money.     She has 9 WTA and 19 ITF career titles.

7. Steffi Graf: net worth $30 million. She won 107 titles and earned $21.8 million in prize money. Retired from activity in 1999.

8. Martina Hingis: net worth $25 million. Hingis cashed in as prize money over $ 20 million in her career. She won 43 WTA and 2 ITF titles in singles and 42 WTA and one ITF title in doubles. She retired from singes and she is currently playing in doubles.

9. Caroline Wozniacki: net worth $20 million. With only 23 career titles won, she cashed in $ 19.6 million. She is still active.

10. Lindsay Davenport: net worth $20 million. She won 55 titles and earned about $22 million in prize money. She is unofficially retired since 2010.

Top tennis records

Top tennis records

Top tennis records

Tennis is a very popular sport played at many ages having a great advantage: it can be played throughout the year and on different types of surfaces. The four grand slam tournaments attract many viewers on the court and on television. The Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open finals not only fill the court tribune but are also broadcasted live in many countries reaching millions of fans. As in any other sport, in tennis there are some notable players and important records. (more…)

Top ten richest tennis players

Top ten richest tennis players

Top ten richest tennis players

Tennis is among the best paid sports and that is quite obvious if you look at the fortunes made by the best tennis players. This sport is very popular and the major tournaments present great interest and are watched by a huge number of fans.

The immense popularity that surrounds the tennis players drew the attention of big multinational companies that offered huge advertising contracts to the best players. The top ten richest tennis players depending on their tennis winnings and advertising contracts are: (more…)

Top ten sports contracts

Top ten sports contracts

Top ten sports contracts

Everyone knows that some athletes earn millions of dollars each year of activity. Looking at the top ten sports contracts its’ obvious that the most remunerative sports are baseball and auto racing.

In fact, baseball is the most profitable sport on the planet, eight of the top ten contracts worldwide belonging to professional baseball players. As a matter of fact, the sum of the top ten sports contracts is nearly 2 billion dollars. (more…)

The perfect tennis player

The perfect tennis player

The perfect tennis player

Imagine that you could build your own tennis player using different parts from any player that ever played or is still playing tennis. Who would you pick and would you want from him?

Brain/Thought process: Federer’s brain is no doubt the master of tennis. He knows exactly what shots to hit at the time, even if that means improvising something. (more…)