The statistic shows professional tennis players ranked by their career prize money earnings on the ATP World Tour, as of December 14, 2015. Roger Federer is leading all players with career earnings of 97.3 million U.S. dollars.
Prize money men’s tennis (ATP tour)
The Swiss tennis player Roger Federer is currently the player with the highest career prize money earnings in men’s tennis with more than 90 million U.S. dollars in prize money from tournaments on the ATP World Tour. He is also the player with the most weeks at No. 1 in the ATP rankings all-time. He has also consistently ranked amongst the top tennis players in the ATP Rankings throughout his career.
As at June 29, 2015 Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, who are, just as Roger Federer, still playing on the tour, are ranked second and third with respect to career prize money earnings. Rafael Nadal has made more than 70 million U.S. dollars in prize money, while Novak Djokovic has also totaled almost 80 million U.S. dollars. For the calendar year 2014 (as at December 8, 2014) Novak Djokovic has earned the highest amount in prize money with more than 14 million U.S. dollars.
All three players are currently ranked in the top-10 of the ATP ranking (as of November 17, 2014).
The tournaments with the highest price money payouts are the four Grand Slam tournaments. The winner of the U.S. Open 2013 will receive 1.9 million U.S. dollars, the runner-up 950 thousand U.S. dollars. Rafael Nadal received 1.5 million euros in 2013 as the champion of the French Open. David Ferrer, the other finalist at Roland Garros, earned 0.75 million euros in prize money. At the 2013 Australian Open, where Novak Djokovic defended the title against Andy Murray in the final, the prize money for the winner was at 2.5 million U.S. dollars (converted from Australian dollars at the exchange rate of January 27, 2013). The runner-up received almost 1.27 million U.S. dollars. For his victory in the men’s singles competition at the Wimbledon championships, Andy Murray earned about 2.38 million U.S. dollars in prize money. The runner-up received half of that amount.
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