Tommy Haas is a former German tennis player who at the peak of his career broke the world top 100. Despite having been retired for a couple of years, Haas still has an impressive net worth. We’re breaking down his career earnings and revealing Tommy Haas’s Net Worth below, along with details on his personal life.
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Thomas Haas was born in 1978 in Hamburg, Germany. Peter Haas, his Austrian father, was a former successful judoka, his mother is German. Tommy Haas and actress Sara Foster got married in 2010 and are parents to two young daughters Valentina and Josephine Haas.
Like most professional athletes, he started playing tennis when he was four years old. When he turned thirteen, he moved to Bradenton, Florida, after securing a spot in Nick Bollettieri’s tennis academy.
The tennis academy cultivated his talent and proved to be successful at honing his skills. Tennis legend Andre Agassi was a trainee at the academy as the same as Haas, and according to their coach, they were once sparring partner. The academy opened doors for him and allowed him to enter the professional court as a junior tennis player.
Haas reached No. 11 in the junior world rankings, by winning singles and double-titles. He was part of the creme de la creme at Junior Grand Slam tournaments and the Orange Bowl. Tommy managed to complete Bradenton High School in 1996 successfully.
After graduating from high school in 1996, Tommy Haas took part in his first US grand slam. However, he lost in the first round to Michael Stitch in just four sets.
Haas’s breakthrough on the ATP tour came a year later when he qualified for the semifinal in Hamburg. In 1998 Haas was tormented by a lot of injuries but came back even stronger the following year. He made it to the semifinal in Melbourne, Australia, losing to Jewgeni Kafelnikov in just three sets. The determined athlete went on to win his first ATP tournament in spring 1999 in Memphis.
In 2000 Tommy wowed critics and fans alike by performing well at the Olympics in Sydney, reaching the finals, and celebrating a silver medal in the end.
In 2001 Haas bagged four ATP tournaments, and 2002 saw him reaching the semifinals of the Australian Open. He finished the year on a high note by ranking as No. 2 in the world.
Due to another injury, Haas had to wait 15 months to get back on the court. In 2006 he finally found his winning streak again, claiming victory three times (Delray Beach, Memphis and Los Angeles). After the comeback, he won 49 of his matches, the second-best record in his tennis career.
2009 was a great year for Haas as well, he ranked in the top 20 and was the best ranked German on tour, a distinction he held for the seventh time in his successful career and the fourth time in a row. In June of 2009, he won his first title on grass, when he beat Koubek, Tsonga, Zverev, Kohlschreiber and lastly Novak Djokovic in Halle. With this victory, he became one of the few players with title-wins on all surfaces.
2012 proved to be one of the greatest comebacks in tennis history. It took Haas only eight months to get from world ranking position 202 to 21. The tennis star entered the semifinals in Munich and – having had to qualify – the third round at the French Open. Tommy’s biggest moment, however, came in Halle. After beating Tomic, Granollers, Berdych, and Kohlschreiber, he faced none other than iconic Roger Federer in the finals. After a jaw-dropping tournament, he beat the living legend in two sets. Tommy then went on to the finals in Hamburg and Washington. He was given the honor of being presented with “ATP Comeback Player of the Year 2012” for his outstanding achievements that year by the ATP.
Tommy Haas’s professional career began in 1996. Haas lives in Bradenton, Florida, Los Angeles, USA and plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand).
Over an accomplished career, Haas won a total of 15 singles titles and earned $13,609,987 from the competition. Haas has reached a rank of No. 2 (13 May 2002). He has also won 1 doubles title with a record of 74-86 and reached a rank of No. 82 (3 February 2014) in doubles play.
Tommy Haas has an Australian Open record of reaching the semifinals (1999 Australian Open – Men’s Singles; 2002 Australian Open – Men’s Singles; 2007 Australian Open – Men’s Singles); a French Open junior record of reaching the quarter finals (2013 French Open – Men’s Singles); a Wimbledon junior record of reaching the semifinals (2009 Wimbledon Championships – Men’s Singles); and a US Open junior record of reaching the quarter finals (2004 US Open – Men’s Singles; 2006 US Open – Men’s Singles; 2007 US Open – Men’s Singles).
Tommy Haas competed in doubles events with good results, including a French Open Doubles record of achieving a number one ranking (2011 French Open – Men’s Doubles); a US Open Doubles record that includes achieving a number three ranking (2015 US Open – Men’s Doubles); and an Olympics record that includes reaching the quarter finals (Tennis at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men’s doubles). Haas competed in these team events: the Davis Cup with a record of reaching the semifinals (2007 Davis Cup World Group).
Even though Tommy Haas, once a world no 2 has retired from tennis, he still gets endorsement offers. In 2018 the athlete partnered up with Fila and Indian Wells named him tournament director for BNP Paribas Open.
So what is tennis star Tommy Haas net worth? The 41-year-old retired star still has a lot going for him and is worth in millions. With breaking records and achieving success from a very early age, Tommy Haas’s net worth in 2020 is reported to be $5 Million.