Thanks to winning the Grand Slam tournament in New York, the 21-year-old increased her achievements by $2.6 million.
Serena Williams, winner of 23 Grand Slam singles titles, remains at the top of the list. The American, who recently announced a hiatus with tennis but did not officially confirm it or set a date, earned $94,816,730. And second place is her sister Venus, whose total reward was 42403 103. And the third place was taken by Romanian Simona Halep – 40 203 437.
Swiatek is still far behind the highest-paid Polish tennis player in history – Agnieszka Radwańska. The player, who retired at the end of 2018, is ranked ninth in the historical ranking with $27,683,807.
For comparison, another Polish tennis player, Magda Lynette, earned $4,103,453, giving her 162nd place.
This season, Świątek has won seven tournaments, including the Grand Slam French Open and the US Open, which translates to a bonus of $9,217,225 and the status of the absolute leader for this year’s salary.
Tunisia’s Anas Jabeur, who finished second in the standings, who surrendered to Loftek in the US Open final, took home 4.78 million in prizes, and third place was Jelena Rybakina of Kazakhstan with $3.5 million in achievements. Linette has earned less than $700,000 since January. It is ranked 56th.
Great season for a Polish woman. The account “swells”
The accounts of analysts who verify the Polish tennis player’s account speak for themselves. As they reported, the Polish woman is the first player since 2013 to reach the finals of Roland Garros and the US Open in a single season. Previously, it was Serena Williams.
The perfect game translates into a financial arrangement. According to official information, schwietik has already collected 6.6 million US dollars, which is more than 30 million PLN, from the court this year.
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