8 Highest Paid Female Athletes
We know how much the male athletes get in monetary value, but have you ever thought about the women athletes. Here is the list of highest paid athletes in the last year.
8. Karolina Pliskova – 2019 Earnings: $6.3 million
The Czech-born Pliskova won four events in 2019 but has not reached a Slam final since losing the 2016 U.S. Open. Pliskova increased her earnings by getting a new contract with FILA that made her some good millions.
7. Maria Sharapova – 2019 Earnings: $7 million
Maria Yuryevna Sharapova is a Russian professional tennis player. Although she played under the banner of Russia with the Women’s Tennis Association, she lived since 1994 in the United States and was a permanent resident. Injuries limited Sharapova to only 18 matches over the past year, but she maintains a lucrative endorsement with Nike, in addition to her Porsche, Head, Evian and Tag Heuer partnerships.
6. Caroline Wozniacki – 2019 Earnings: $7.5 million
Caroline Wozniacki is a Danish former professional tennis player. She won 30 WTA singles titles, including six in 2010 and 2011, the most in a year by a WTA player. She announced that she was going to retire On December 6 2019.
5. Sloane Stephens – 2019 Earnings: $9.6 million
Sloane Stephens born March 20, 1993, is an American professional tennis player. After Wimbledon 2018 she achieved a career-best ranking of number 3 in the world. Stephens was the 2017 US Open champion, and has won six WTA singles titles in total.
4. Simona Halep – 2019 Earnings: $10.2 million
Simona Halep is a Romanian professional tennis player. In 2017 and 2019 she was ranked number 1 in singles. In total, she has been number 1 for 64 weeks, which ranks tenth in the history of the Women’s Tennis Association rankings.
3. Angelique Kerber – 2019 Earnings: $11.8 million
Angelique Kerber is a German professional tennis player. In 2018 Kerber won Wimbledon and finished the year ranked second in the world. That year she renewed contracts with Adidas, SAP, Generali and NetJets.
2. Naomi Osaka – 2019 Earnings: $24.3 million
Naomi Osaka is a Japanese professional tennis player. Osaka has been ranked number 1 by the Women’s Tennis Association, and is the first player of Haitian or Asian descent to hold the top classification in singles. She has won five titles on the WTA Tour, including two titles at both the Grand Slam and Premier Mandatory levels.
1. Serena Williams – 2019 Earnings: $29.2 million
Serena Jameka Williams born September 26, 1981, is an American professional tennis player and former world No. 1 in women’s single tennis. She has been victorious in 23 Grand Slam singles titles, the most by any player in the Open Era.