As in any self-respecting end of the course, it is time to take stock of the 2022 tennis season that has just ended. There are many aspects that can be analyzed and, among them, the one related to the benefits accumulated during the year stands out.
Well: who made more money? At the head this time is the young Spanish star Carlos Alcaraz, who concludes his stratospheric season standing out in this and not only in the ATP ranking. The Murcian, with his 9,571,664 euros, is ahead of champions such as Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, second and third respectively with 9,402,802 and 8,867,518 euros.
Also present among the 20 tennis players with the most money in 2022 are the Italians Jannik Sinner (14th) and Matteo Berrettini (18th). Here is the full ranking: Carlos Alcaraz €9,571,664
Novak Djokovic €9,402,802
Rafael Nadal €8,867,518
Casper Ruud €7,689,056
Stefanos Tsitsipas €6,258,673
Felix Auger-Aliassime €4,543,290
Andrey Rublev 4,415,784 euros
Daniel Medvedev €3,952,816
Hubert Hurkacz €3,561,268
Nick Kyrgios €3,302,321
Pablo Carreno Busta €2,730,554
Jannik Sinner €2,702,112
Alexander Zverev €2,534,345
Holger Rune €2,482,956
Denis Shapovalov €2,456,898
Matteo Berrettini €2,076,584
Frances Tiafoe €1,993,727
Alex De Minaur €1,947,542 After giving clear signs during 2021, the season that has just ended has been that of consecration for Carlos Alcaraz.
That he had champion material was demonstrated from his first steps in professionalism, but what he achieved in 2022 was something incredible. Precocity is a hallmark of the El Palmar star, who became the youngest world number 1 by winning the US Open.
Now, however, Carlos is no longer a surprise, he has to confirm himself and stabilize at the top. And for this he will have to further intensify the work he has done so far, according to his coach Juan Carlos Ferrero: “Now he has to work even harder, because if he wants to continue at the top he has to win Grand Slams and Masters 1000 consistently.
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Rafa Nadal doesn’t give up
Toni Nadal has presented this Tuesday the third edition of the Mallorca Championships, which will take place the week before Wimbledon and for which Nick Kyrgios has already been confirmed as well as being in talks with Dominic Thiem.
However, this has not been the only issue that Toni has had to face, who, as is logical, has been asked about his nephew Rafael Nadal, of whom he has commented in a statement collected by the Diario de Mallorca that “recovering his foot thanks to the treatment after Roland Garros has been decisive”, although he has also lamented that “the injury to his abdomen has reduced his regularity”
However, Toni believes that in 2023 the current world number two “will have a great year again” Of course, he also believes that there will be “up to 8 or 10 players fighting for the important titles.”
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