Serena Williams tops Forbes list of highest-earning female athletes
Serena Williams has been announced as highest paid female athlete by Forbes. Going by this announement Williams has been on the top list of Forbes highest paid athlete for three consecutive years.
Find below the top 10 Female athletes announced by Forbes and their total earnings (Tennis players dominated the list)
Serena Williams (tennis) – $18.1m (£14m)
Caroline Wozniacki (tennis) – $13m (£10.1m)
Sloane Stephens (tennis) – $11.2m (£8.7m)
Garbine Muguruza (tennis) – $11m (£8.5m)
Maria Sharapova (tennis) – $10.5m (£8.1m)
Venus Williams (tennis) – $10.2m (£7.9m)
PV Sindhu (badminton) – $8.5m (£6.6m)
Simona Halep (tennis) – $7.7m (£6m)
Danica Patrick (race car driving) – $7.5m (£5.8m)
Angelique Kerber (tennis) – $7m (£5.4m)
The list where Serena Williams tops Forbes list of highest-earning female athletes is dominated by tennis players.