Osaka Tops Serena Williams As World’s Highest Paid Female Athlete

Osaka Tops Serena Williams

BEVERLY HILLS, May 23, (THEWILL) – Naomi Osaka has taken the lead from Serena Williams as the world’s highest paid female athlete.

According to Forbes, she scooped $37.4million in cash and endorsements last year.

The Asian player, who has won the Grand Slam championship twice, is the player that earned the most as a female athlete earning $1.4 million

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THEWILL reports that Maria Sharapova had also held the record before for 12-month earnings for a female athlete earning $29.7 million in 2015.