Forbes Lists Top 10 Tennis Money Makers

Forbes.com has listed the top 10 highest-paid tennis players. The rankings are based on players' prize money, endorsements, exhibitions and appearance fees over the past 12 months without taxes or agent's fees deducted. Interestingly, the genders are evenly split with five men and five women. Also of note is that despite her struggle with form over the past two years and a plunging ranking that only recently has she seemed able to reverse, Ana Ivanovic has still been pulling in the dollars.

Their  top 10 is:
No. 1 Roger Federer
Income: 43 million U.S. dollars
Main Sponsors: Nike, Credit Suisse, Gillette
No. 2 Maria Sharapova
Income: 24.5 million U.S. dollars
Main Sponsors: Nike, Prince, Tiffany
No. 3 Rafael Nadal
Income: 21 million U.S. dollars
Main Sponsors: Nike, Kia Motors, Babolat
No. 4 Serena Williams
Income: 20 million U.S. dollars
Main Sponsors: Nike, Hewlett-Packard, Kraft
No. 5 Venus Williams
Income: 15 million U.S. dollars
Main Sponsors: Wilson, American Express, Kraft
No. 6 Andy Roddick
Income: 14 million U.S. dollars
Main Sponsors: Lacoste, Lagardere
No. 7 (tie) Novak Djokovic
Income: 10 million U.S. dollars
Main Sponsors: Sergio Tacchini, Head, FitLine
No. 7 (tie) Andy Murray
Income: 10 million U.S. dollars
Main Sponsors: Adidas, Head, RBS
No. 9 Ana Ivanovic
Income: 7 million U.S. dollars
Main Sponsors: Adidas, Yonex, Rolex
No. 10 Jelena Jankovic
Income: 5 million U.S. dollars
Main Sponsors: Anta, Orbit



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