Which male tennis players have earned the most money? Stacker ranked the 25 highest-earning male players in history based on data compiled by the ATP tour. Career earnings totals are current as of August 1, 2022, although they do not include sponsorship earnings, which can be as high as their earnings.
The top of the list should come as no surprise. The Big Three – Djokovic, Nadal and Federer – ruled the sport for many years. No other player has won half as much as one of them. And their $421 million in earnings exceeds the combined earnings of the next 12 players. They also won an amazing 63 Grand Slam tournaments (the four “majors”: Australian, French, Wimbledon, US Open).
Several factors make it difficult to compare apples to apples. First, the careers of some of these pros lasted much longer than others, which allowed them to earn a lot more money. For example, Andy Roddick only played singles for 12 years, while Roger Federer doubled at 24+. Second, these earnings totals are not adjusted for inflation. For example, Stefan Edberg’s $20 million in the 1980s and 1990s was worth a lot more than John Isner’s $21 million since 2007. But we still think you’ll like the service of seeing this dataset.
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