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Venus designs her own clothing line, Eleven, has her own interior design company, V Starr Interiors, and has also written various books, the latest of which was ‘Come To Win’ in 2010.
The ‘King of Clay’ has won 12 Grand Slam singles titles as well as Gold in the 2008 Olympics.
Prize money may not be the largest income sources for tennis’ top stars, but success in the Grand Slams is crucial for raising a player’s profile.
As the athletes climb the rankings, they become increasingly attractive to brands, and that’s when they’ll start earning the big bucks.
Nadal became the face of Lanvin's L'Homme Sport cologne in April 2009, and, taking the reins from Christiano Ronaldo, he became the face of Emporio Armani Underwear and Armani Jeans in 2011.
The value of ‘Brand Murray’ soared after his US Open win last year.
Andy Murray and Marion Bartoli will each receive a tidy sum of £1.6million this year, up 39 per cent from 2012 - the largest single increase in prize money from one year to the next in professional tennis history.As a member of the elite Grand Slam winners club, and particularly after the stellar summer 2012 of British sport, Murray suddenly became much more marketable.After becoming Wimbledon champion 2013 – the first Briton since Fred Perry in 1936 – One of Murray’s largest sponsors is Adidas, who signed him up to a five year deal worth -5million per year in 2009 after dropping Djokovic.Tennis is a particularly lucrative sport with global appeal and there’s a reason the top tennis stars tend to appear dripping in jewellery or sporting chunky watches.As they grunt their way across the grass there’s no ignoring the players’ sponsors – think of Djokovic’s head-to-toe Uniqlo attire or Berdych’s Wimbledon whites emblazoned with the H&M logo.