We all know that tennis is one of the most demanding sports, but the players earn serious money. Some of the tennis stars have money to burn, but have you ever wondered on what they spend their money?
Below you will see the best tennis players of today and their investments. We will take a look at the money they earned from June 2014 to 2015.
Let’s start with the World No.1. Novak Djokovic had a fantastic 2014/15 season and he earned $17.2 million from winning or participating in the tournaments. Off-court he made a profit of $31 million.
Novak established Family Sport back in 2005 with the help of his family. Family Sport is a company that focuses on catering and organizing sporting events. In addition to that, he owns Novak Café & Restaurant chain in Serbia and the most famous building is located on Kopaonik mountain.
Furthermore, in 2007, he started The Novak Djokovic Foundation, which improves children’s education in Serbia. There are numerous projects in which you can participate. During the devastating floods in Serbia, he donated $750,000.
In 2009 he bought an extravagant yacht for $5.2 million. Besides that, he is a big fan of sports cars.
The Swiss player and arguably one of the best players of all time, Roger Federer earned “only” $9 million prize money. However, his total income was outstanding $67 million.
He decided to build a nice mansion for himself and his family on the shores of Lake Zurich in Switzerland. Furthermore, he is the owner of a penthouse apartment in a village called Valbella. From here he’s got a perfect view of the awe-inspiring Alps. Besides the Switzerland, Dubai is also a place where he has a luxury apartment and where he usually works on his game.
The Swiss player has The Roger Federer Foundation. The aim of this organization is to help children who live on the breadline in six southern African countries and his homeland.
Nadal made a profit of $4.5 million on-court and if it weren’t for injuries he would have earned much more. Off-court he managed to gain $28 million.
Rafael Nadal was born on the Spanish island called Mallorca, so there is no wonder he owns a luxury home in Porto Cristo, a small tourist settlement. Outside the borders of Spain, he has a mansion in the Dominican Republic.
The Rafa Nadal Foundation helps destitute kids all around the world and Nadal also tries to protect the environment, so he donates some of his money to that area.
The total earning of Serena Williams were $24.6 million, $11.6 million she earned in tournaments. She earned a total of $71 million on-court and $216 million away from tennis.
She boasts with her home in Palm Beach, Florida. There she also invested in the NFL Miami Dolphins and UFC.
The Serena Williams Foundation provides scholarships to poverty-stricken children in the US. Moreover, she constructed a secondary school in Matooni, Kenya eight years ago.
Maria Sharapova managed to secure $6.7 million from tournaments and $23 million from endorsements, commercials etc. She has two luxury homes in California and Florida.
Recently she launched the Sharapova candy line. Just like the other stars, she donates a lot of money too. Her focus is to help to those who were connected to the Chernobyl disaster because of which her parents needed to move from Belarus.
The Maria Sharapova Foundation also helps children all over the world.
These tennis players live in the lap of luxury, but they certainly know how to smartly invest their money.