For female athletes out to get rich from their strength,skills and talents,tennis is the go-to sport. Nine of the world's ten highest-paid sportswomen make their living with a racket, with the main exemption this year being Alex Morgan, co-captain of the U.S women's National Football team.
According to Forbes, the following are the 10 richest female athletes in the world as of 2020.
1. Naomi Osaka
Naomi makes an Overall Income of $37.4 million,Salary and bonus of $3.4 million and $34 million on Endorsements.
Osaka held dual citizenship growing up however settled on the savvy decision to represent Japan in Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, that was rescheduled to 2021 due to Corona virus pandemic. The choice made her a considerably more sultry item for Olympic sponsors, as Procter and Gamble PG, All Nippon Airways and Nissin, which signed endorsement deals with Osaka to utilize her around showcasing for the Games. Among every single tennis player, just Roger Federer made more than Osaka from supports.
2. Serena Williams
Serena makes an Overall Income of $36 million, Salaryand bonus of $4 million and $32 million on Endorsements.
With endorsement partners like Nike, Gatorade, Procter and Gamble and Beats get huge support from Serena's enormous fan base on social media with almost 40 million fans across Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Williams and her better half, Alexis Ohanian, were part of the investment group that was granted the most recent National women's Soccer League extension team in Los Angeles this late spring. Their little girl, Olympia, is also part of the group at 2 years of age.
3. Ashley Barty
Ashley makes an Overall Income of $13.1 million, Salary and bonus of $10.1 million and $3 million on Endorsements.
Barty won her first slam at the 2019 French Open, setting off lucrative bonuses from sponsors Fila and Head. She also partners with Rado, jaguar, Vegemite, Banana boat and Esmi. In June 2019, she became first Australian woman ranked at positioned 1 since 1976.
4. Simona Halep
Simona makes an Overall Income of $10.9 million, Salary and bonus of $6.9 million and $4 million on Endorsements.
Halep added to her subsequent slam title at Wimbledon a year ago, and her $36.5 million in profession prize cash positions fourth all-time. (Williams is first at $93 million.) Halep's sponsors incorporate worldwide brands Nike, Wilson, Hublot and Avon, just as a few more in her native Romania.
5. Bianca Andreescu
Bianca makes an Overall Income of $8.9 million,Salary and bonus of $4.9 million and $4 million on Endorsements.
Andreescu established a record as the first Canadian, male or female, to win a grand slam when she captured the 2019 U.S. Open. The title and her No.5 long term end world ranking set off worthwhile endorsements from support Nike, which renegotiated her deal earlier in the year. Since the Open title, she's additional deals with Rolex, Gatorade, Canadian paper company Royale and sleep country mattresses.
6. Garbine Muruguza
Garbine makes an Overall Income of $6.6 million, Salary and bonus of $2.1 million and $4.5 million on Endorsements.
The Spanish-Venezuelan tennis star's next in line finish at the this year's Australian Open was just her second time progressing past the fourth round of grand slam since her 2017 Wimbledon title. Yet, she keeps up a solid endorsement portfolio with Adidas, Beats, Rolex, Cesar insurance, Babolat and Maui Jim sunglasses. Her Adidas deal is one of the greater attire dealss in the sport.
7. Elina Svitolina
Elina makes on Overall Income of $6.4 million,Salary and bonus of $5.4 million and $1 million on Endorsements.
The Ukrainian reached at the elimination rounds of both Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in 2019, and she took her career rankings high to No. 3 world ranking. Svitolina has Nike, Wilson, Hublot, Damilano Barolo wines and EAFit nutrition products as key endorsement partners.
8. Sofia Kenin
Sofia makes an Overall Income of $5.8 million,Salary and bonus of $4.8 million and $1 million on Endorsements.
Kenin won the Australian Open in January, expanding on her WTA Most Improved Player Grant in 2019. At 21, she was the most youthful American to win a slam since Serena Williams in 2002. Her primary sponsors are Fila and Babolat.
9. Angelique Kerber
Angelique makes an Overall Income of $5.3 million,Salary and bonus of $1.3 million and $4 million on Endorsements.
Kerber's three grand slam wins since the beginning of 2016 are the most in womens' tennis. Her most rewarding sponsorship deals is with Adidas, which has banded together with the German tennis star since 2013. Different partnerships include with Yonex, Generali, Porsche and Lavazza.
10. Alex Morgan
Morgan makes an Overall Income of $4.6 million, Salary and bonus of $400,000 and $4.2 million on Endorsements.
Morgan is the only non-tennis player in the rundown. She extended her partnership with Nike after the 2019 World Cup with a statement that ensured pay for year and a half regardless of whether she was not playing. Nike had recently been reprimanded for an absence of maternity assurance in its deals with female sportswomen. Morgan gave birth to her first child in May this year. She is starting her own media company, with more details to be revealed before the year is over.
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