World’s Highest-Paid Female Athletes:
Forbes magazine has released the list of the highest-grossing top-15 women players in the world. In this list, American tennis player Serena Williams occupies the first place.
|Serena Williams, Photo: social media|
Serena Williams earnings are 29.2 million dollars (about 207 crores rupees). Of this, $ 4.2 million (about Rs 297 crore) came from prize money and $ 25 million (about Rs 177 crore) from advertising.
PV Sindhu‘s total earnings are $ 5.5 million (Rs 38.9 crore). Shee earned 3.54 crores from prize money and 35.4 crores from advertising.
Forbes said, “PV Sindhu is the most sought-after female athlete in the Indian market.”
She became the first Indian to win the BWF World Tour Finals at the end of the 2018 season.
PV Sindhu is third in the badminton rankings. She has won 248 matches so far. He faced defeat in 106 matches.
Only 1 football player in the Forbes list –
There are 12 tennis players in the list. Only one football player in this list is Alex Morgan of America. Only Sindhu got the place from badminton. Thailand’s Aria Jutanugarn from Thailand was included in the list. Only the tennis players are among the initial 10 players.
Top 15 Players Forbes list 2019:
Player > Country > Game > Earning
Serena Williams > US > Tennis > $ 29.2 Million (About 207 Crore Rupees)
Naomi Osaka > Japan > Tennis > $ 24.3 million (about Rs 172 crore)
Angelique Kerber > Germany > Tennis > $ 11.8 million (about 83.5 million rupees)
Simona Halep > Romania > Tennis > $ 10.2 million (about Rs 72.2 crore)
Sloane Stephens > US > Tennis > $ 9.6 million (about Rs 67.9 crore)
Caroline Wozniacki > Denmark > Tennis > $ 7.5 million (about 53.1 crores)
Maria Sharapova > Russia > Tennis > $ 7 million (about Rs 49.5 crore)
Carolina Pliskova > Czech Republic > Tennis > $ 6.3 million (about 44.6 million rupees)
Elena Switolina >Ukraine > Tennis > $ 6.1 million (about Rs 43.1 crore)
Venus Williams > US > Tennis > $ 5.9 million (about Rs 41.7 crore)
Garbin Muguruza > Venezuela >Tennis > $ 5.9 million (about Rs 41.7 crore)
Alex Morgan > America >Football >$ 5.8 million (about Rs 41 crore)
PV Indus > India > Badminton > $ 5.5 million (about Rs 38.9 crore)
Madison Keys > America >Tennis > $ 5.5 million (about Rs 38.9 crore)
Aria Jutanugarn > Thailand > Golf > $ 5.3 million (about Rs 37.5 crore)