RANKED: The 15 highest-paid tennis players of 2018

Novak Djokovic

  • The world’s best tennis players have amassed a fortune in the 2018 season.
  • Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, and Serena Williams have all banked millions.
  • But who comes out on top?

Tennis is one of the best-paid sports for men and women to compete in.

Stars like Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer have banked well over $100 million in career earnings, while Serena Williams is not too far behind at $88 million.

But how have the world’s best tennis players fared in the 2018 season?

This rich list features the top-performing athletes in tennis — eight men and seven women — but is topped by one dominant player.

Keep scrolling to find out who the highest-earning tennis players were this year, ranked in ascending order by prize money won.

15: John Isner — $4 million.

2018 highlight: Beating Alexander Zverev in the Miami Open final to win his first Masters 1000 title.

2018 record: 34 wins against 22 losses.

Trophies won this year: Two (Miami Masters and Atlanta).

Source: ATP.

14: Dominic Thiem — $4.5 million.

2018 highlight: Reaching his first major final at the French Open after upsetting second seed Alexander Zverev along the way.

2018 record: 54 wins against 20 losses.

Trophies won this year: Three (Buenos Aires, Lyon, and St. Petersburg).

Source: ATP

13: Sloane Stephens — $5 million.

2018 highlight: Reaching the French Open final after beating Madison Keys in an all-American semi.

2018 record: 37 wins against 19 losses.

Trophies won this year: One (Miami Open).

Source: WTA.

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