Roger Federer tops tennis rich list

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Being a tennis player ain't half bad for the bank balance. Even losers in early rounds of the Grand Slams receive thousands upon thousands at a time. However you can barely imagine what it's like to be a Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal.

Through prize money, endorsements and sponsorship, the top five earners, between them, pocket an astonishing sum of over £100million.

Tennis pays off

The racquet stars certainly hold their own with heavyweights from the world of sport and their burgeoning wallets. Six of them sit pretty in the top 60 highest earning sportsman, so says Forbes anyway.

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With worries of financial pressures across the globe, the following guys certainly wont be scrimping around for cheap instant noodles and other smart price goodies. Their world of luxury is a far cry from all the rest of us.

So, without any further delay, here are the wealthy quintet. Enjoy and try not to be too envious! 

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