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Novak Djokovic is three times on the list of the top five highest-prize money earners in a season

Tennis is one of the most competitive sports in the world. Strength, stamina, mindset, and several other qualities are required to be the top-ranked player. Every season, we see the rise of youngsters and challenge the top players. Similarly, in the open tennis era, youngsters challenged Novak Djokovic.

Several youngsters, like Carlos Alcaraz, Daniil Medvedev, and Jannik Sinner, have challenged him. But the 36-year-old Djokovic has defeated all of them, some multiple times. He has won tournaments for fun and is also one of the most consistent players.

In the 2024 season, he competed in 13 tournaments. Among those 13 tournaments, he made eight final appearances and won seven, including three Grand Slam titles. Throughout those 13 tournaments, he had only seven losses and won 56 games. With all these wins, he has generated a great amount of prize money. Recently, in the list of the top 5 highest prize money earned in a season, he finished 5th, and 3 out of the 5 positions belong to him.

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Top 5 Tennis Prize Money Season

  1. Novak Djokovic: $21.1 million (2015)
  2. Andy Murray: $16.4 million (2016)
  3. Rafael Nadal: $16.4 million (2019)
  4. Novak Djokovic: $16 million (2018)
  5. Novak Djokovic: $16 million (2023)

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Truly, when it comes to winning tournaments and prize money, Djokovic leads the race. He is also the highest prize money earner in tennis history, with over $180 million. Undoubtedly, here is the reason why he is also linked with the greatest of all time in tennis history.

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Nikhil Lopes
Nikhil Lopes
Hi, this is Nikhil Lopes, who has a great interest in sports. Nikhil has been following several sports in the past few years, like the NFL, football, NBA, F1, UFC, cricket, and many more. The term 'sports addict' completely suits him.

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