In the early 1970's, Ilie Nastase was the top professional tennis player in the world. His 19 year career as a professional tennis player began in 1966.
On average a solid (top 200) professional tennis player earns about USD$500,000 at the end of his/her career.
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Each sport attracts those athletes who are "best" in that sport. Is the top basketball player "better" than the top football player, or the top golfer or tennis player?
No. Only top professional tennis players can compete for the title.
"Daniela Hantuchova, a Slovakian professional tennis player, turned professional in 1999. She has had success in both singles and doubles through her career although she has never been considered a ""top"" singles player."
Former top-seeded tennis player was Roger Federer, Now it is Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic is the top male tennis player on the ATP rankings.
Sharapova is a great tennis player even though Azarenka is #1 top tennis player
The top payed sports player is a woman tennis player that is Maria Sharapova