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Top 10 World’s Highest Paid Women Athletes

Highest Paid Athletes

Starting from number 10, 23 year old Yani Tseng, a very dominant golfer, is in the race of top ten highly paid female athletes. From the past two and a half year, Tseng’s hard effort is definitely paying as she has a record of twenty victories including five major ones.

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Yani Tseng

Not only the hard work of Yani has paid in terms of fame and success, but has also paid in terms of money as she is on number ten on the list of top ten highly paid female athletes. Her earnings have touched $6.1 million till the end of the year 2012.

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Agnieszka Radwańska

Next on the list of world’s top ten highly paid female athletes comes Agnieszka Radwańska. This Polish player is on number 9 on the list of world’s top ten highly paid female athletes. At Wimbledon, she became the first Polish player who reached Grand Slam final in the Open Era. Her earnings reach to $6.9 million thanks to her sponsors, Lotto, Babolat, and Lexusas they contributed majorly in her earnings.

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Ana Ivanovic

In the race of World’s top ten highly paid female athletes, comes Ana Ivanovic on number 8. Tennis has been her reason to earn $7.2 million till the end of year 2012. She bounced back in the list of world’s top ten highly paid female athletes by winning three major tournaments. Ana Ivanovic Addidas shoes and apparel deal is one of the richest in women’s tennis.

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Kim Yuna

After Ana Ivanovic, Kim Yuna, an excellent South Korean skater, is on number 7 on the list of world’s top ten highly paid female athletes. She is in the headlines for the ‘All that skate Figure Skating Show’.

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Victoria Azarenka

Next on the list of world’s top ten highly paid female athletes comes the 22 year old Victoria Azarenka from Belarus. Due to her new deal with Nike, and her two times won prize money; her earning has reached to $7.3 million.

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Danica Patric

Danica Patric, a racer, is on number 5 on the list of world’s top ten highly paid female athletes. Apart from inking endorsement deals for Coke zero and Sego, she is Yahoo’s most searched athlete for the year 2012 with the earning of $13 million.

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Cariline Wozniacki

Cariline Wozniacki comes on Number 4 on the list of world’s top ten highly paid female athletes with the earnings of $13.7 million. She has never won any tournaments but still she earns $10 million and plus annually from appearances and sponsors like Adidas, Yonex, Rolex, proactive and Sony Ericson.

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Serena Williams

When we talk about the world’s top ten highly paid female athletes, how can we forget Serena Williams. She is one of the highly paid female athletes with the earnings of $16.3 million. She is also the part of a Nike family from the past ten years.

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Li Na

Li Na comes on number 2 on the list of world’s top ten highly paid female athletes. Her winning title for the French Open allowed her to sign seven three year million dollar endorsement deals with Mercedes Benz, Samsung and several Chinese firms which increased her earnings to $18.4 million.

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Maria Sharapova

And now comes the much awaited Number one on the list of world’s top ten highly paid female athletes and she is none other than Maria Sharapova who has won many tournaments and titles. Her earning is around $25 million and her deal with the Nike is the richest in Women’s Tennis.

So all of the women out there who have a thing for sports, gear up your energies as sports can help you to be on the list of world’s top ten highly paid female athletes.

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