Tennis is a Racket Sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between 2 teams of 2 players each(doubles).Each player uses a tennis racket that is strung with cord to strike a hollow rubber ball covered with felt over or around a net & into the opponent's court.
The objective of the game is to maneuver the ball in such a way that the opponent is not able to play a valid return.The player who is unable to return the ball will not gain a point,while the opposite player will.
Tennis is an Olympic Sport & is played at all levels of Society & at all ages.The Sport can be played by anyone who can hold a racket.
The Modern Game of Tennis is Originated in Birmingham,England in the late 19th Century as Lawn Tennis.A recent addition to the Professional Tennis has been the adoption of the Electronic Review Technology coupled with a point challenge system.
The 4 Grand Slam Tournament(also referred to as Majors) are;
- The Australian Open played on Hard Courts
- The French Open played on Red Clay Courts
- The Wimbledon played on Grass Courts
- The US Open played on Hard Courts
Let us then check the top 10 richest tennis player;
10.Venus Williams - 95 Million Dollars,
Venus is an American Professional Tennis Player.
9.John Mc Enroe - 100 Million Dollars
John Mc Enroe is a former American Professional Tennis Player.
8.Maria Sharapova - 135 Million Dollars
Sharapova is a Professional Russian Tennis Player.
7.Pete Sampras - 150 Million Dollars
Pete Sampras is a Former American Tennis Player.
6.Andy Murray - 165 Million Dollars
Murray is a British Profeesional Tennis Player.
5.Andre Agassi - 175 Million Dollars
Agassi is an American Professional Tennis Player.
4.Rafael Nadal - 190 Million Dollars
Nadal is a Spanish Professional Tennis Player,widely considered as one of the greatest of all time.
3.Serena Williams - 200 Million Dollars
Serena is an American Professional Tennis Player.
2.Novak Djokovic - 220 Million Dollars
Djokovic is a Serbian Professional Tennis Player.
1.Roger Federer tops the list with estimated Net Worth of 900 Million Dollars.
Federer is undoubtedly one of the greatest Tennis Players of all time.He has indeed made his mark in Modern Day Tennis.
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