It is good to be the number one tennis participant on the earth. Novak Djokovic is contemporary from a Wimbledon championship after beating Italian Matteo Berrettini in 4 units. Djokovic secured his 968th profession victory, eighty fifth title and twentieth Grand Slam victory.
The Serb Djokovic has achieved one thing that no tennis participant has accomplished earlier than him. He is now made extra money on the pitch than every other participant in historical past. Along with his Wimbeldon victory, Novak’s profession achieve formally exceeded …
$ 150 million
And at 34, he most likely nonetheless has a couple of extra years to play at a excessive stage. He can most likely make tens of hundreds of thousands extra in prize cash.
Djokovic can also be on monitor to attain one thing no different male tennis participant has accomplished earlier than. He’ll play on the Tokyo Olympics in July. If he wins a gold medal there after which takes dwelling the title on the US Open in New York in September, he would be the first participant to make the Golden Grand Slam.
That achievement contains successful a gold medal on the Olympics and the 4 majors of the Grand Slam – the Australian Open, the French Open (also called Roland-Garros), Wimbledon and the US Open – all in the identical calendar yr.
Even when Djokovic missed the gold medal, he may solely be part of two different male tennis gamers to finish the Grand Slam masterpiece. Don Budge made it in 1938 and Rod Laver made it twice, in 1962 and 1969.
This was Djokovic’s sixth Wimbledon title. He has additionally received 9 Australian Open, three US Open, and two Roland Garros Championships. To this point, he has made $ 6,220,457 in each singles and doubles in 2021.
After Djokovic’s title, this is a have a look at the highest 5 highest-earning male tennis gamers of all time:
Novak Djokovic: $ 151,876,636
Roger Federer: $ 130,594,339
Rafael Nadal: $ 124,937,195
Andy Murray: $ 62,009,732
Pete Sampras: $ 43,280,489