Rafael Nadal net worth: How much money has the tennis icon earned?

Throughout his career, Rafael Nadal has cemented himself among the greatest tennis players of all time, so it’s no surprise that he’s accumulated a massive net worth.

The Spaniard has spent decades enthralling fans with the world’s best heavy topspin forehand, supported by his devastating yet softer backhand. Regardless of the pace, he seems to have an endless engine which has rendered him almost unbeatable on the hard court.

His performances at the French Open leave purists in awe. Often dubbed ‘The King of Clay’, Nadal has won 14 French Open titles at Roland Garros.

In total, the Spaniard has picked up a whopping 22 Grand Slams. His 81 consecutive wins on clay stands alone as the longest single-surface win streak in the Open Era. That has all come whilst battling a chronic foot injury that has plagued him throughout his tennis career.

Therefore, he has earned every penny of the money he’s assembled over his incredible run in the sport.

What is the net worth of Rafael Nadal?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, the former tennis world number one is worth a whopping $220 million.

In addition, as per Sporting News, he’s made $130.6 million in career earnings. According to Statista, only Novak Djokovic ($156.41 million) has earned more in the history of professional tennis. His victory at the 2022 French Open – which earned him £1.9 million – took him above Roger Federer into second place.

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Nadal’s unprecedented sporting success has also resulted in a plethora of endorsement deals. The 36-year-old has ties to Kia, Nike, Quely, Santander, Emporio Armani, Babolat, Heliocare, Telefonica, Banco Sabadell, Tommy Hilfiger, Mapfre, Insure and Go.

Nadal will be looking to continue his momentum from a strong 2022 thus far. He has already won the Australian and French Opens – and will be looking to add more titles to his resume after a strong season.

On Wednesday, he collides with US star Taylor Fritz in an eagerly-anticipated quarter-final encounter. Despite his advancing age, the bookmakers still give him a good chance of lifting the trophy for the third time.

With a mouth-watering clash against Novak Djokovic still very much on the cards, tennis fans will undoubtedly tune in for every second of the action.

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