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Top Ten Highest-Paid Female Athletes And All From Tennis

Tennis remains the most successful way for female athletes to make dollars into millions of dollars. WTA Finals pays $ 4.7 million this year. The largest payout in the history of men’s and women’s tennis. Total prize money on the WTA Tour is $179 million in 2019. As a result, all the Top Ten Highest-Paid Female Athletes are from Tennis.

10. Grabiñe Muguruza. (Tie)

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Total Earnings: $5.9 million
Prize Money: $2.4 million
Endorsements: $3.5 million
  • She is two times major winner but ranks 28.
  • Despite that, she is linked with some major sponsors like Adidas, Evian, Beats, Rolex, and Babolat.

10. Venus Williams. (Tie)

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Total Earnings: $5.9 million
Prize Money: $900,000
Endorsements: $5 million
  • Firstly, 23 times Grand Slam Champion including doubles.
  • Secondly, runs her own YouTube channel on fitness, tennis, wellness, design and more.
Similarly, she invests in wellness brand Astura. Also, the chief brand officer of the company.

9. Elina Svitolina. 

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Total Earnings: $6.1 million
Prize Money: $4.6 million
Endorsements: $1.5 million
  • The biggest success of her career is WTA Finals title in Singapore in 2018.
  • Similarly, she ranks number four in the world ranking.
Her sponsors are Nike and Wilson.

8. Karolina Pliskova. 

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Total Earnings: $6.3 million
Prize Money: $4.6 million
Endorsements: $1.7 million
  • She won four events within the past year. But failed to reach Slam final since 2016 U.S. Open.
In conclusion, She is the brand ambassador of FILA.

7. Maria Sharapova. 

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Total Earnings: $7 million
Prize Money: $1 million
Endorsements: $6 million
  • Firstly, She is linked with Nike.
  • Secondly, she is associated with Porsche, Head, Evian and Tag Heuer.
  • Thirdly, she is also investing in the UFC and skincare brand called Supergoop.
In conclusion, apart from all the above, her main focus is on building her candy brand Sugarpova.
In addition, because of her injuries, she was the part of only 18 matches.

6. Caroline Wozniacki. 

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Total Earnings: $7.5 million
Prize Money: $3.5 million
Endorsements: $4 million
  • She won a trio of events in 2018.
  • Similarly, ranked top three players during the entire year.

As a result, Her major sponsors are Adidas, Babolat, Rolex, and USANA Health Science.

5. Sloane Stephens. 

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Total Earnings: $9.6 million
Prize Money: $4.1 million
Endorsements: $5.5 million
  • Firstly, she reached the finals of four events last year.
  • Secondly, she ranks sixth overall.
In addition, Her major sponsor is Nike. She spotlights “Aqua” colorway of Nike’s retro Air Jordan VIII this summer.

4. Simon Halep. 

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Total Earnings: $10.2 million
Prize Money: $6.2 million
Endorsements: $4 million
  • She made her way through prize money in 2018.
  • Firstly, she ranks fifth on the all-time list with $33 million.
  • Secondly, She is the holder of Grand Slam titles from the past two years with lucrative bonuses.
In conclusion, she is linked with Nike, Wilson, Mercedes-Benz, and Hublot.

3. Angelique Kerber. The Ruler of Tennis.

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Total Earnings: $11.8 million
Prize Money: $5.3 million
Endorsements: $6.5 million
  • Firstly, the winner of Wimbledon 2018.
  • Secondly, Rank second in the world.
  • Thirdly, she is linked with Adidas, SAP, Generali, and NetJets.
  • Fourthly, she is now involved with Procter and Gamble, Head and Shoulders.
As a result, she is making a few more deals with Yonex, Porsche, Rolex, and Lavazza.

2. Naomi Osaka. Superstar of Tennis.

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Total Earnings: $24.3 million
Prize Money: $8.3 million
Endorsements: $16 million
She is the first Japanese player to win a Grand Slam event. In addition, the first Asian player to hold the top ranking in singles.
  • Osaka’s success, youth, skill, and multicultural appeal make her, the marketing superstar is born.
  • As she wins over Serena Williams in the finals.
  • As a result, she is linked with MasterCard, All Nippon Airways, Nissan and Procter and Gamble.
In conclusion, Osaka is one of the faces of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

1. Serena Williams. The Queen of Tennis.

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Total Earnings: $29.2 million
Prize Money: $4.2 million
Endorsements: $25 million

Serena Williams tops Forbes‘ list of heights- paid female athletes of the fourth year in a row.

Serena has an Open Era record 23 Grand Slam singles titles and has 14 Grand Slam double titles. In addition, Serena has four Olympic gold medals. As a result, she is known as the most dominant female tennis player ever. 
  • Serena continues to expand one of the most robust endorsement portfolios in sport. Firstly, adding Pampers, Axa Financial, and General Mills. Secondly, joining brands like Nike, Beats, Gatorade and JP Morgan Chase. 
  • Similarly, she is already planning her next act with clothing lines. S by Serena. In addition, also aims to launch jewelry and beauty products lines by the end of 2020.

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