Highest earnings in a tennis career (male)
Roger Federer
74854777 US dollar(s)
Not Applicable
As of the end of the 2012 season on 12 November, Roger Federer (Switzerland) has earned the most prize money in men's tennis, with $74,854,777. Federer first gained an Association of Tennis Professionals’ (ATP) ranking in September 1997 and won his first ATP tournament in Milan in 2001. The second highest earner is Rafael Nadal (Spain), with $50,061,827, and third is Pete Sampras (USA), who retired in 2003, with $43,280,489.