Novak Djokovic and 10 Players Who Play Tennis Just for the Money

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Novak Djokovic and 10 Players Who Play Tennis Just for the Money
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There are a lot of tennis players who play for their love of the game, but when does a big paycheck outweigh that?

This would be a great question to ask Novak Djokovic, the No. 1 ranked male tennis player. Djokovic made the decision to play Wednesday, Nov. 9 in his second-round match of the Paris Masters. He has had a back injury for a while, which makes one wonder why he would risk further injury.

There are other players who seemingly never win big matches, yet they collect large amounts of money. Then you have the players who were good five or more years ago that refuse to retire, despite their level of play dropping off significantly.

While I don't blame them for continuing to strike while the iron is hot, there comes a point where it gets ridiculous. 

Let's take a look at some of the players who aren't shy about making some extra dough!

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