Novak Djokovic caps off 2015 with serious money

Novak Djokovic caps off 2015 with serious money

Novak Djokovic did not only rake in trophies in the 2015 tennis season, he also amassed a huge amount money, too.

The world number one caps his domination this year with another impressive victory at the Barclays World Tour Finals in London last weekend.

And thanks to his ATP Finals title and his world ranking bonus, Serbia’s biggest star wraps up 2015 with a whopping $21,646,145 in earnings from the ATP circuit.

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This is nearly $5-million more than the next top two men’s tennis players combined – Roger Federer of Switzerland and Britain’s Andy Murray.

Novak Djokoivc moneyThe record-breaking amount lifts Djokovic’s career total close to $95-million and just slightly behind Roger Federer’s all-time mark. With the way the Serb has been dominating tournament after tournament, he is on course to surpass Federer’s $100-million level.

Djokovic’s career tally for prize money, so far, stands at $91.22 million, which isn’t far behind from Federer.

Federer’s run en route to the World Tour final was worth $1.12 million, which brought his total for the year to $7.81 million and his career figure to $96.43 million.

Djokovic’s dominance this season puts him into a race with Federer to become the first player to break the $100-million mark in career earnings, which excludes bonuses from the ATP.

His earnings this season is more than legends like Ivan Lendl ($21,262,417), Andy Roddick ($20,640,030), Stefan Edberg ($20,630,941), and Jim Courier ($14,034,132) has ever made in their whole respective careers.

ATP Career Prize Money Leaders
Roger Federer $97,303,556
Novak Djokovic $94,050,053
Rafael Nadal $75,888,125
Pete Sampras $43,280,489