Forbes Magazine released its annual list of 15 highest-paid female athletes of 2019 who earned at least $5 million from 1 June 2018 to 1 June 2019.
The list is dominated by the ace tennis player and 23 times Grand Slam Serena Williams with the total earning of 29.2 million USD as said by the magazine.
Naomi Osaka who won the 2018 US open defeating 23 times Grand Slam winner Serena Williams secured the second position with her total earnings of 23.4 million USD.
Indian badminton star PV Sindhu even grabbed a spot and became the only Indian to be named among the Worlds highest-paid athlete with her total earnings of $5.5 million including prize money, salaries, endorsements, appearance fee and bonuses. Sindhu is tied for the 13th position along with Thai golfer Ariya Jutanugarn $5.3 million.
Here’s the list of World’s top 15 female athletes:
1. Serena Williams
Total earning of 29.2 million USD.
2. Naomi Osaka
Total earnings of 23.4 million USD
3. Angelique Kerber
Angelique Kerber pulled up to the third position with the total earning of 11.8 USD from tennis.
4. Simona Halep
Two-time Grand Slam winner Simona’s total earning is 10.8 million.
5. Sloane Stephens
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Sloane Stephens’ total earning is $9.6 million.
6. Caroline Wozniacki
Elite Caroline Wozniacki pulled up $7.5 million.
7. Maria Sharapova
Legendary women tennis player secured the 7th position with a total earning of $7 million.
8. Karolina Pliskova
Pliskova has won over four events in the last year with her total earnings of $6.3 million.
9. Elina Svitolina
Elina’s total earning of 6.1 million USD.
10. Venus William
Venus William’s total earning is 5.9 million sharing the spot with tennis player Garbine Muguruzu.
10. Garbine Muguruzu
Total earning is 5.9 million USD sharing the spot with tennis player Venus William.
12. Alex Morgan
US national team footballer Alex Morgan’s total earning is $5.8 million.
13. PV Sindhu
PV Sindhu ‘s total earning is $5.5 million. Sindhu is tied for the 13th position along with Thai golfer Ariya Jutanugarn $5.3 million.
Aren’t you proud of Sindhu?
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