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Tennis - Statistics & Facts

In the United Kingdom over 700 thousand individuals reported that they participated in tennis at least twice a month in 2020. In the US approximately 345 thousand students played tennis in high school in 2019/20, of which a slightly higher share was female.

One of the most successful professional tennis players of all time is Roger Federer. The Swiss-born player is the world’s highest-paid tennis player. Between June 2019 and June 2020, Roger Federer earned about 6.3 million U.S. dollars in prize money and around 100 million U.S. dollars from endorsements. Serbian athlete Novak Djokovic ranked second in income among tennis players, receiving about 12.6 million U.S. dollars in prize money and around 32 million U.S. dollars from endorsements during the same time frame. As of August 2020 Novak Djokovic is now the leading male player in regards to career earnings, with more than 143 million U.S. dollars in career prize money. Serena Williams is the best-paid female tennis player, with total career earnings exceeding 92 million U.S. dollars as of 2019.

The Grand Slam tournaments – Australian Open, French Open (also known as Roland Garros), Wimbledon and US Open – are the four most important and prestigious annual tennis events for both men and women. The Australian Open is the first major of the year, taking place in mid-January, followed by the French Open in May/June. Wimbledon, the only of the four majors to be played on grass, takes place in June/July, and the Grand Slam seasons finishes with the US Open played in August/September. Roger Federer is the male tennis player with the most Grand Slam titles, 20 as of February 2021, whereas Serena Williams leads the female players with 23 Grand Slam tournament titles.

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Tennis - Statistics & Facts

In the United Kingdom over 700 thousand individuals reported that they participated in tennis at least twice a month in 2020. In the US approximately 345 thousand students played tennis in high school in 2019/20, of which a slightly higher share was female.

One of the most successful professional tennis players of all time is Roger Federer. The Swiss-born player is the world’s highest-paid tennis player. Between June 2019 and June 2020, Roger Federer earned about 6.3 million U.S. dollars in prize money and around 100 million U.S. dollars from endorsements. Serbian athlete Novak Djokovic ranked second in income among tennis players, receiving about 12.6 million U.S. dollars in prize money and around 32 million U.S. dollars from endorsements during the same time frame. As of August 2020 Novak Djokovic is now the leading male player in regards to career earnings, with more than 143 million U.S. dollars in career prize money. Serena Williams is the best-paid female tennis player, with total career earnings exceeding 92 million U.S. dollars as of 2019.

The Grand Slam tournaments – Australian Open, French Open (also known as Roland Garros), Wimbledon and US Open – are the four most important and prestigious annual tennis events for both men and women. The Australian Open is the first major of the year, taking place in mid-January, followed by the French Open in May/June. Wimbledon, the only of the four majors to be played on grass, takes place in June/July, and the Grand Slam seasons finishes with the US Open played in August/September. Roger Federer is the male tennis player with the most Grand Slam titles, 20 as of February 2021, whereas Serena Williams leads the female players with 23 Grand Slam tournament titles.

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