Insta-Grand Slam

The world’s top tennis stars are earning more than ever before, but not for the reason you might think. Instagram is serving up some serious profits for players, and we’ve found out just how much they can earn on the gram compared to the court.

Follow the Leader

The regular Instagram user won’t make money from their daily avocado toast update, but tennis stars like Roger Federer and Serena Williams are earning millions of dollars each year by just being active on the platform. See how much the top 13 followed tennis stars make per post on Instagram.

Instagram Followers & Cost Per Post

  1. serena williams
    S.Williams @serenawilliams
    11,9M followers
    $49,266 per post
  2. R.Nadal
    R.Nadal @rafaelnadal
    8,4M followers
    $34,776 per post
  3. R.Federer
    R.Federer @rogerfederer
    7,1M followers
    $29,394 per post
  4. Novak Djokovic
    Novak Djokovic N.Djokovic @djokernole
    6,6M followers
    $27,324 per post
  5. Sania Mirza
    Sania Mirza S.Mirza @mirzasaniar
    6M followers
    $24,840 per post
  6. Maria Sharapova
    Maria Sharapova M.Sharapova @mariasharapova
    3,7M followers
    $15,318 per post
  7. Genie Bouchard
    Genie Bouchard G.Bouchard @geniebouchard
    2M followers
    $8,280 per post
  8. Ana Ivanovic
    Ana Ivanovic A.Ivanovic @anaivanovic
    1.5M followers
    $6,210 per post
  9. Caroline Wozniacki
    Caroline Wozniacki C.Wozniacki @carowozniacki
    1.4M followers
    $5,796 per post
  10. Venus Williams
    Venus Williams V.Williams @venuswilliams
    1.2M followers
    $4,968 per post
  11. Anna Kournikova
    Anna Kournikova A.Kournikova @annakournikova
    1.2M followers
    $4,968 per post
  12. Naomi Osaka
    Naomi Osaka N.Osaka @naomiosaka
    1.1M followers
    $4,554 per post
  13. Alexander Zverev
    Alexander Zverev A.Zverev @alexzverev123
    996K followers
    $4,123 per post

Game, Set and Hashtag

We know these players can earn a fortune on Instagram, but could they give up their day job and still earn the same money?

Check out just how much each player would have to post to earn the same as winning one of the four grand slams, as well as the ATP Finals.

serena williams
#1
SERENA WILLIAMS @serenawilliams
Followers
11.9 Million
Post Cost
$49,266 per post

Here's how many posts would equal the prize money of these major tournaments:

rafael nadal
#2
RAFAEL NADAL @rafaelnadal
Followers
8.4 Million
Post Cost
$34,776 per post

Here's how many posts would equal the prize money of these major tournaments:

roger federer
#3
ROGER FEDERER @rogerfederer
Followers
7.1 Million
Post Cost
$29,394 per post

Here's how many posts would equal the prize money of these major tournaments:

novak djokovic
#4
NOVAK DJOKOVIC @djokernole
Followers
6.6 Million
Post Cost
$27,324 per post

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sania mirza
#5
SANIA MIRZA @mirzasaniar
Followers
6 Million
Post Cost
$24,840 per post

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maria sharapova
#6
MARIA SHARAPOVA @mariasharapova
Followers
3.7 Million
Post Cost
$15,318 per post

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genie bouchard
#7
GENIE BOUCHARD @geniebouchard
Followers
2 Million
Post Cost
$8,280 per post

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ana ivanovic
#8
ANA IVANOVIC @anaivanovic
Followers
1.5 Million
Post Cost
$6,210 per post

Here's how many posts would equal the prize money of these major tournaments:

caroline wozniacki
#9
CAROLINE WOZNIACKI @carowozniacki
Followers
1.4 Million
Post Cost
$5,796 per post

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venuswilliams
#10
VENUS WILLIAMS @venuswilliams
Followers
1.2 Million
Post Cost
$4,968 per post

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anna kournikova
#11
ANNA KOURNIKOVA @annakournikova
Followers
1.2 Million
Post Cost
$4,968 per post

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anna kournikova
#12
NAOMI OSAKA @naomiosaka
Followers
1.1 Million
Post Cost
$4,554 per post

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alexander zverev
#13
ALEXANDER ZVEREV @alexzverev123
Followers
0.996 Million
Post Cost
$4,123 per post

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