Djokovic ends 2012 with purse of $12.8 million

Syndicated from IANS | Published on Tue, Nov 20 2012 14:18 IST | 7 Views | Add comment

World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic ended the year with the highest prize money earned on the ATP World Tour this season.

The Serb in total bagged $12,803,737 while World No.2 and London Olympics men's singles silver medallist Roger Federer of Switzerland earned $8,584,842.

London Olympics gold medallist Andy Murray of Britain was third in the list with a total purse of $5,708,230 while 2008 Beijing Olympics gold medallist Rafael Nadal, who is out of action due to injury, ended with $4,997,448.

The top four won a Grand Slam each in 2012.

India's Leaner Paes is 33rd in the list with earnings of $762495.

The following is the top 10 list:

1. Novak Djokovic $12,803,737

2. Roger Federer $8,584,842

3. Andy Murray $5,708,230

4. Rafael Nadal $4,997,448

5. David Ferrer $4,409,340

6. Juan Martin del Potro $3,031,003

7. Tomas Berdych $2,973,967

8. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga $2,376,640

9. Janko Tipsarevic $2,063,737

10. Richard Gasquet $1,562,677

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