Thursday, June 6, 2019

Most Money Won by One Woman Tennis Player in One Year in Doubles Play

What is the most money won by one woman doubles tennis player in one year? If you ever wondered what the answer is to that question than here is your answer. This article tells you the most money won by one woman doubles tennis player in one year.



A couple of notes first. The money listed here is for winnings only in doubles play and does not include other earnings for singles play and endorsement money or appearance fees. The money included is all prize money won by playing in doubles alone in tournaments plus any bonus money won.

All the women doubles tennis players who have won over $1 million in one year from prize money are included.


Most Money Won by One Woman Tennis Player in One Year in Doubles Play




1. Sania Mirza (2015) - $1.536 million 

Sania Mirza from India currently holds the record for most money won by one woman doubles tennis player in one year at $1.536 million Sania set the record in 2015 playing primarily with Martina Hingis. 

Here's a list of all the doubles tennis tournaments Sania Mirza won in 2015 along with her share of the prize money in parenthesis. Unless otherwise noted Sania's playing partner for the wins was Martina Hingis.

  • Sydney Open ($19,500 with Bethanie Mattek-Sands as playing partner)


  • Indian Wells ($147,500)


  • Miami Open ($147,500)


  • Charleston Open ($19,500)


  • Wimbledon ($271,219)


  • U.S. Open ($279,689)


  • Guangzhou Open ($6,150)


  • Wuhan Open ($65,250)


  • Beijing Open ($164,677)


  • WTA Finals ($250,000)



2. Martina Hingis (2015) - $1.533 million

In 2015, Martina Hingis won the Brisbane International ($22,788 1st place share) playing with Sabine Lisicki. All her other wins in 2015 came playing with Sania Mirza as listed above.


3. Latisha Chan (2017) - $1.459 million

Latisha Chan from Taiwan won the third most ever by a women doubles player in 2017 at $1.459 million. Latisha played primarily with Martina Hingis and won the U.S. Open Grand Slam during the season.


4. Martina Hingis (2017) - $1.447 million

Martina Hingis makes her second and last appearance on this list of women doubles players who made the most money in one year.


5. Bethanie Mattek-Sands (2016) - $1.089 million

Won the 2016 U.S. Open with Lucie Safarova.


6. Katerina Siniakova (2018) - $1.076 million

Won both the French Open and Wimbledon doubles in 2018 playing with Barbora Krejckova.


7. Barbora Krejckova (2018) - $1.065 million


8. Kristina Mladenovic (2018) - $1.051 million

Won the Australian Open in 2018 playing with Timea Babos.


9. Timea Babos (2018) - $1.049 million


T-10. Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani (2014) - $1.001 million

Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani from Italy played doubles together for the entire 2014 season winning both the Australian Open and Wimbledon and they each earned the exact same amount of doubles money at $1.001 million.

Source: https://www.wtatennis.com/


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