Rafael Nadal ranks third within the checklist of most prize cash gained by tennis stars  |  Photo Credit score: AP
- Rafael Nadal earned USD 2 million as he defeated Daniil Medveded in Australian Open 2022 ultimate
- In his profession to date, Nadal has earned USD 127 million to date
- The Spaniard ranks third within the general checklist of earnings by means of prize cash, behind Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer
Rafael Nadal took a small little leap ahead within the GOAT debate as he gained his twenty first Grand Slam title, beating Daniil Medvedev within the ultimate of the Australian Open 2022. The Australian Open title got here with good prize cash of $2 million, taking the Spaniard’s general earnings to $127 million.
However the place does Nadal rank when it comes to prize cash earned in the complete profession, compared to his rivals Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer? Main the checklist is the ATP World No. 1 Djokovic. Thus far, in his profession, the Serb has earned a complete of $155 million as prize cash.
Federer takes the second spot within the checklist, incomes a bit of over $130 million in his profession as prize cash with Nadal being third.
Of the three, Federer has the very best portfolio, combining endorsement offers. The Swiss maestro earned greater than $80 million final yr though he solely performed 13 matches. It’s due to Federer’s $30 million-a-year pact with Uniqlo that the cash retains flowing.
So far as Nadal and Djokovic go, they have not been capable of high $30 million in a very good yr, together with bonuses, which places them a good distance off from Federer’s tally.
As per Sportico, Nadal has earned a complete of $490 million if the earnings from sponsors, appearances and prize cash are put collectively. The most important sponsor of the Spaniard is sports activities attire model Nike who pays him $10 million a yr together with bonuses.
Medvedev, who was Nadal’s opponent on the Australian Open ultimate, ranks seventeenth within the checklist of earnings from prize cash at $23 million, together with his Australian Open winnings.
The Australian Open males’s singles ultimate was an epic contest, with Medvedev profitable the primary two units earlier than Nadal staged an epic comeback to win the subsequent three.
Nadal, Djokovic and Federer have continued to rule the trendy period in tennis, profitable 61 Grand Slam titles collectively, ranging from Federer’s triumph on the 2003 Wimbledon. On this length, solely 13 Grand Slam titles have been gained by gamers aside from one of many ‘Massive 3’.