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Federer, Nadal among Top 10 Highest-Paid Athletes in the World

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are ranked among the world’s 10 highest-paid athletes, according to Forbes.

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The magazine reported that Federer, with $52 million in endorsements, earned $56.2 million in 2013, putting him seventh on the list. That whopping number was actually down from 2012 for Federer, when he earned $71.2 million and was second on the list.

Nadal, who earned $14.5 million in prize money and $30 million in endorsements, makes the list at No. 9.

Novak Djokovic, with $12.1 million in prize money and $21 million in endorsements, cracked the top 20 on the list at No. 17.

The only three women to crack the top 100 were all tennis players. Maria Sharapova was the highest female athlete with a ranking of No. 34, counting $24.4 million in earnings, of which $22 million were endorsements. Li Na came in at No. 41, with $18 million in endorsements and $23.6 million overall, and Serena Williams ranked 55, with $11 million in endorsements and $22 million overall.