Almost a year on from her first Grand Slam win at the US Open, British teen sensation Emma Raducanu has made her debut on Forbes’s Highest-Paid Tennis Players list.
Raducanu, 19, shot to stardom after she won the Major at Flushing Meadow as an 18-year-old qualifier.
Raducanu was a virtual unknown this time last year before she wowed the Arthur Ashe crowd and was ranked 150th in the world. She has now rocketed to No. 11 in the WTA rankings and as her standings rose, so did her earnings.
After becoming the first qualifier in the Open Era to capture a Grand Slam title, the endorsements have flooded in for the British teenager.
She made her debut on Forbes’ list of Highest-Paid Tennis Players in 2022 on Thursday, coming in at sixth on the list with $21.1 million.
Since her Grand Slam triumph, the British teenager has received endorsements from the likes of British Airways, Dior, Evian , HSBC, Porsche, Tiffany and Vodafone
Raducanu has a string of off-court deals, bringing in $18m in addition to her $3m in on-court earnings. Her commercial deals include:
Nike – $118k/£100k per year
Wilson – $118k/£100k per year
Tiffany & Co – $2.36m/£2m per year
Dior – $2.36m/£2m per year
British Airways – $1.16m/£1m per year
Vodafone – $3.48m/£3m per year
Evian – unknown
Sports Direct- unknown
Porsche – unknown
HSBC – unknown
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