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Forbes List Of Highest Paid Athletes

Tennis star, Serena Williams has for the fourth year in a row, emerged as the Forbes’ highest-paid female athlete with an earning of $29.2million in just 12 months.

21-year-old Naomi Osaka, another tennis star occupies the second position with $24.3 million even as Germany’s Angelique Kerber occupies the third position with £9.7m ($11.8m) in earnings.

See the Forbes top 15 earners

1. Serena Williams (tennis)

Total Earnings: £24m ($29.2m)

Prize Money: £3.4m

Endorsements: £20.5m

2. Naomi Osaka (tennis)

Total Earnings: $24.3 million

Prize Money: $8.3 million

Endorsements: $16 million

3. Angelique Kerber (tennis)

Total Earnings: £9.7m ($11.8m)

Prize Money: £4.3m

Endorsements: £5.4m

4. Simona Halep (tennis)

Total Earnings: £8.4m ($10.2m)

Prize Money: £5.1m

Endorsements: £3.3m

5. Sloane Stephens (tennis)

Total Earnings: £7.9m ($9.6m)

Prize Money: £3.3m

Endorsements: £4.5m

6. Caroline Wozniacki (tennis)

Total Earnings: £6.2m ($7.5m)

Prize Money: £3.3m

Endorsements: £2.9m

7. Maria Sharapova (tennis)

Total Earnings: £5.8m ($7m)

Prize Money: £825K

Endorsements: £4.9m

8. Karolina Pliskova (tennis)

Total Earnings: £5.1m ($6.3m)

Prize Money: £3.8m

Endorsements: £1.4m

9. Elina Svitolina (tennis)

Total Earnings: £5m ($6.1m)

Prize Money: £3.8m

Endorsements: £1.2m

10 (tie). Venus Williams (tennis)

Total Earnings: £4.8m ($5.9m)

Prize Money: £740K

Endorsements: £4.1m

10 (tie). Garbine Muguruza (tennis)

Total Earnings: £4.8m ($5.9m)

Prize Money: £1.9m

Endorsements: £2.8m

12. Alex Morgan (football)

Total Earnings: £4.7 ($5.8m)

Salary: £205K

Endorsements: £4.5m

13 (tie). P.V. Sindhu (badminton)

Total Earnings: £4.5m ($5.5m)

Prize Money: £500K

Endorsements: £4.1m

13 (tie). Madison Keys (tennis)

Total Earnings: £4.5m ($5.5m)

Prize Money: £2.5m

Endorsements: £2m

15. Ariya Jutanugarn (golf)

Total Earnings: £4.4m ($5.3m)

Prize Money: £3.3m

Endorsements: £2 million


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