Top 10 Highest Paid Female Athletes 2019

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tennis player Elina Svitolina

Athletics is a collection of sporting events like running, jumping, throwing, and walking. The most common types of athletics competitions are track and field, road running, cross country running, and race walking. The highest-paid female athletes in 2019 include athletes from various disciplines. The list released by Forbes in 2019 includes notable athletes such as Serena Williams and Venus Williams.

The list of Highest paid female athletes in 2019 includes the total earnings, the prize money of the titles won, and endorsements deals.

TOP TEN HIGHEST PAID FEMALE ATHLETES 2019

1. Serena Williams

Sarena Williams tennis player

Total Earnings: $29.2 million

Prize Money: $4.2 million

Endorsements: $25 million

Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an American professional tennis player and former world No. 1. The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) ranked her world No. 1 in singles on eight separate occasions between 2002 and 2017. She reached the No. 1 ranking for the first time on July 8, 2002.

2. Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka tennis player

Total Earnings: $24.3 million

Prize Money: $8.3 million

Endorsements: $16 million

Naomi Osaka (born October 16, 1997) is a professional tennis player who represents Japan. She is the reigning champion in women’s singles at the US Open and the Australian Open. Osaka is currently ranked No. 1 by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). She is the first Asian player to hold the top ranking in singles who is also won three titles and reached five finals on the WTA Tour.

3. Angelique Kerber

Angelique Kerber

Total Earnings: $11.8 million

Prize Money: $5.3 million

Endorsements: $6.5 million

Angelique Kerber (Ge born 18 January 1988) is a German professional tennis player. A former world No. 1 and winner of three Grand Slam tournaments. She ascended to the top of the rankings on 12 September 2016, thus becoming the twenty-second and oldest player to achieve the number-one ranking for the first time and the first new number-one player since Victoria Azarenka in 2012.

4. Simona Halep

Simona Helap Tennis Player

Total Earnings: $10.2 million

Prize Money: $6.2 million

Endorsements: $4 million

Simona Halep(born 27 September 1991) is a Romanian professional tennis player. She has been ranked world No. 1 in singles twice between 2017 and 2019. In total, she has been No. 1 for 64 weeks, which ranks tenth in the history of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) rankings.

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5. Sloane Stephens

Sloane Stephens

Total Earnings: $9.6 million

Prize Money: $4.1 million

Endorsements: $5.5 million

Sloane Stephens (born March 20, 1993) is an American professional tennis player. She is ranked in the top 10 by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) and achieved a career-best ranking of No. 3 in the world after Wimbledon in 2018.

6. Caroline Wozniacki

Caroline Wozniacki

Total Earnings: $7.5 million

Prize Money: $3.5 million

Endorsements: $4 million

Caroline Wozniacki  ( born 11 July 1990) is a Danish professional tennis player. She is a former world No. 1 in singles,the 20th in the Open Era, and the first woman from a Scandinavian country to hold the top-ranking position.

7. Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova

Total Earnings: $7 million

Prize Money: $1 million

Endorsements: $6 million

Maria Yuryevna Sharapova (born April 19, 1987) is a Russian professional tennis player. A United States resident since 1994, Sharapova has competed on the WTA tour since 2001. She has been ranked world No. 1 in singles by the WTA on five separate occasions, for a total of 21 weeks.

8. Karolina Pliskova

Karolina Pliskova

Total Earnings: $6.3 million

Prize Money: $4.6 million

Endorsements: $1.7 million

Karolína Plíšková (born 21 March 1992) is a Czech professional tennis player. She is a former world No. 1 and is currently ranked No. 3 in the world by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA)

9. Elina Svitolina

tennis player Elina Svitolina

Total Earnings: $6.1 million

Prize Money: $4.6 million

Endorsements: $1.5 million

Elina Svitolina (born 12 September 1994) is a Ukrainian tennis player. She turned her professional in 2010, reached her career-high ranking of world No. 3 on 11 September 2017.

10. Venus Williams

Venus Williams

Total Earnings: $5.9 million

Prize Money: $900,000

Endorsements: $5 million

Venus Ebony Starr Williams (born June 17, 1980) is an American professional tennis player. She is currently ranked world No. 65 in the WTA singles rankings.

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