The Wealthiest Indian Tennis Players | Who Made the Most Money Throughout Their Career
1. Leander Paes
Career Earnings: $8.5 Million
Endorsement Earnings: $1 Million
Leander Paes is one of India’s most famous international tennis players. He competed in every Olympics event from 1992 to 2016. He set numerous records during his career, including winning eight double and ten mixed double Grand Slams. His career earnings were $8.5 million, with $1 million coming from Adidas endorsement deals.
2. Sania Mirza
Career Earnings: $6.9 Million
Endorsement Earnings: $5 Million
Sania Mirza is the most well-known female tennis player from Hyderabad, having represented India at numerous Grand Slam competitions. He won six Grand Slams during her career, totalling $6.9 million in prize money. She became so famous that her endorsement earnings surpassed $5 million.
3. Mahesh Bhupati
Career Earnings: $6.6 Million
Endorsement Earnings: $2 Million
Bhupati is the first Indian to win a Grand Slam final in Indian tennis history. All four Grand Slam finals were won by him and Paes. He managed to win 12 Grand Slams during his career. His total earnings during his career exceeded $6.6 million. Furthermore, sponsorship deals are increasing his money account. Through these sales, he has made around $2 million.