The annual update of the Forbes list has already been released, and the implications in the world of tennis are quite clear. The “prize money” received by the players for their performances on the track is very important, but much more important are the sponsorship contracts that the stars of the big racket sign and with which they earn significant amounts of money.
Thus, in terms of profits generated between August 2022 and August 2023, Serbian Novak Djokovic tops the list with more than 38 million euros, followed by Carlos Alcaraz and Iga Swiatek. The top 10 included five men and five women, including Emma Raducanu, despite being unable to compete for almost months, Naomi Osaka and even Rafael Nadal, whose majority of his income comes from sponsors.
Alcaraz has earned a whopping €31.4 million in the last twelve months, including ATP tournament prizes and brand advertising contracts. According to Forbes, he is the second tennis player to earn the most money in the past year. He is ahead of Swiatek (22.1), Medvedev (20.1) and Nadal (15.1). By the way, the Murtian, who will make his debut at the US Open next Tuesday against German Dominik Koepfer, this Friday extended his agreement with Babolat until 2030. Alcaras signed his first contract with Babolat in Spain at the age of 10. . At the age of 13, he joined the international team of this firm and is now devoted to her for the next seven seasons. The El Palmar man is currently using a Pure Aero 98 racquet, an updated version of the Pure Aero VS.
Nadal returns to training
A different order of things: This Friday, good news came from Manacor, as Rafa Nadal started training on the tennis court, leaving behind several months of inactivity. Until now, the Spaniard has been working out in the gym and undergoing conservative treatment in order to fully recover from physical problems. The sensations were good and now it’s time to get in shape.