The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World Tour is a professional men’s tennis tournament. ATP World Tour 2017 Finals are played on indoor courts and are held each year in November at the O2 Arena in London. The Finals are the season-ending championships of the World Tour and include the top 8 singles players and doubles teams of the ATP rankings.
In both the singles and doubles format, those who win are crowned the champions and earn the most ranking points as well as prize money. The runner-up earns the next largest amount of ranking points and prize money and so forth. Over time, tennis players accumulate both, ranking points and prize money.
Here in this article, we are talking about ATP World Tour Prize Money in 2016 and in 2017 and we have also come up with the list of The ATP World Tour 2017 Top Players in terms of prize money as of Jan 2017.
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ATP World Tour 2017 – Top Tennis Players Ranked By Their Prize Money
#1. Novak Djokovic – $107,898,543
In terms of prize money, the ATP Tour top players are led by Novak Djokovic with total career earnings of 107.89 million U.S. dollars. Djokovic was born in Serbia in 1987, making him 29 years old. He turned pro in 2003 at the age of 16. He holds 67 titles and is currently ranked number 2 in the world for singles.
His coaches are Marian Vajda and Dusan Vemic. Djokovic is 6’2” and plays right-handed with a two-handed backhand. In early January he competed in the Qatar ExxonMobil Open in Doha, one of the stops on the ATP World Tour, winning all 5 of his matches. This year he has already earned $209,665 in prize money.