Dominic Thiem’s 2020 tournament bonuses outperform Rafael Nadal and only marginally less than Novak Djokovic.
With the achievement of the US Open championship and the final Australian Open, Dominic Thiem has $ 6.03 million in prize money in 2020. In which, the US Open title alone earned the Austrian player three million USD. . Wimbledon was canceled for Covid-19, Thiem attended all three remaining Grand Slams, having entered the quarter-finals of Roland Garros. Recently, the 27-year-old also went to the ATP Finals final. In total, Thiem attended eight tournaments, reached three finals and had one title.
Rafael Nadal is ranked third on the list of players earning the most money last year. The Spaniard pocketed more than $ 3.8 million even though he played only six tournaments. Half of this money comes from the 13th Roland Garros Championship. This year, Nadal also won the ATP 500 in Mexico. He entered the ATP Finals semi-finals, the Paris Masters semi-finals, as well as the Australian Open quarter-finals.
Earning the most bonus of the year is Novak Djokovic, with over $ 6.5 million.
The world’s number one player kicked off the season in the ATP Cup, the Australian Open and the Dubai Championships. In which, the prize money for the Australian Open is three million USD. Djokovic also crowned the Cincinnati Masters and Rome Masters, and also reached the Roland Garros final, ATP Finals semi-finals.
Despite making large sums of money, Djokovic has had a significant decrease in bonuses due to his Covid-19 translation. For the second time in a decade, “Nole” seasons bonus has been below eight digits. The last time was 2017 when the Serbian player suffered a long-term injury in the second half of the season. The, he won only two minor titles.
Statistics show that in 2020, there are 21 players who earn from a million USD in prize money or more. Roger Federer is not on this list due to his retirement from the Australian Open. Achievement in the Grand Slam semi-finals at the beginning of the year brought “Express Train” more than 714,000 USD.