Forbes has released its list of 2015’s highest paid athletes, and tennis figures prominently with five players in the Top 50.
Roger Federer leads all tennis players with $67 million in total earnings from June 1, 2014-June 1, 2015. Federer’s play ranks 5th overall among all athletes behind Floyd Mayweather ($300M), Manny Pacquiao ($160M), Cristiano Ronaldo ($79.6M) and Lionel Messi (73.8M).
According to Forbes, Federer made $9 million in prize money and another $58 million on endorsements during a 12-month span.
Novak Djokovic ranks 13th with $48.2 million.
Rafael Nadal is 22nd with $32.5 million.
Maria Sharapova is the highest paid woman, ranking 26th at $29.7 million. Serena Williams is 47th with $24.6M.
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