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Tennis: Djokovic sweeps past Federer in top earners list



THE 2018 ATP Tour season has come and gone with Novak Djokovic and his bank account the big winners so it is only right that we give you an updated top 10 career prize money earners list.
Roger Federer finished 2017 on top with $111,885,682, but Novak Djokovic was hot on his heels as the Serb was only a couple of million behind him.Novak Djokovic ($125,772,589) From a $2,080,279 deficit to Federer at the start of the year to a $15,967,184 advantage over his Swiss rival at the end of the campaign.
2018 has been the year of Novak Djokovic and during the first few months it looked like would struggle to catch up with Federer after some injury problems.
However, the Serb produced the comebacks of all comebacks as he won Wimbledon and the US Open to move to 14 Grand Slams while he also added a couple more ATP Masters 1000 trophies to his collection.
The cherry on top, which didn’t earn him any money, was the year-end No 1 ranking.
While Roger Federer ($120,514,916) Swiss Maestro started 2018 top of the list as he had a $2,080,279 gap to Djokovic and it looked like he would run away with things after winning the Australian Open and Rotterdam Open early in the season.
But he lost form and only won two more titles, the Stuttgart Open and Swiss Indoors, the rest of the season to move to 99 ATP Tour singles titles.
Not bad for a 37-year-old, but it does mean Djokovic replaced him at the top and opened a handy lead.
Other remaining eight top earners are,  Pete Sampras ($43,280,489),Andy Murray ($61,046,255) Stan Wawrinka($31,661,354 David Ferrer ($31,306,836) , Andre Agassi ($31,152,975), Tomas Berdych ($28,931,999), Marin Cilic ($26,106,425).



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