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Aug. 08, 19 | 11:01 am

US tennis superstar Serena Williams made it to the top of Forbes’ list of highest-paid women in sports once again, earning $29.2 million for a period of one year.

According to the business magazine, only $4.2 million of the total amount came from prize money.

This is the fourth consecutive year that Williams earned the top spot.

Williams is followed by Japan’s Naomi Osaka, who earned $24.3 million.

Angelique Kerber, former Wimbledon champion, came in third with $11.8 million in earnings.

The others who made it were Simona Halep ($10.2 million), Sloane Stephens ($9.6 million), Caroline Wozniacki ($7.5 million), Maria Sharapova ($7 million), Karolina Pliskova ($6.3 million), Elina Svitolina ($6.1 million), and tied at tenth place are Venus Williams ($5.9 million) and Garbine Muguruza.

Tennis players mostly dominated Forbes’ annual list.

US footballer Alex Morgan made it on the 12th place with $5.8 million. She is followed by Indian badminton star PV Sindhu and Thai golfer Ariya Jutanugam.

Forbes calculated the earnings including prize money, salaries, endorsements, and appearance fees between June 1, 2018 and June 1, 2019.

Photo credit: Serena Williams Instagram account

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