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Top 10 Most Marketable Female Athletes of The World

| Published on August 22, 2018

If we say that male and female athletes earn the same amount of money from their matches and brand endorsements, it will be wrong. However, female athletes still make a lot of money which comes from different sources including salaries, prize money, bonuses, endorsements, appearances fees. Forbes has shared a list of top 10 highest-paid female athletes between June 2017 and June 2018. Have a look:

10. Angelique Kerber: $7 million

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Salary/Prize money: $3 million

Endorsements: $4 million

Brands associated: Adidas, Porsche, Rolex, SAP and Yonex.

She also made $3.3 million for winning Wimbledon last month, after the counting period.

9. Danica Patrick: $7.5 million

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Salary/prize money: $3 million

Endorsements: $4.5 million

The most successful female race car driver started a clothing brand Warrior by Danica Patrick, and authored the fitness book Pretty Intense last year.

8. Simona Halep:$7.7 million

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Prize/Salary money: $6.2 million

Endorsements: $1.5 million

Her deal with Adidas ended in 2017 and she wore a dress designed by herself in the Australian Open final to promote her brand. Nike signed her for a multiyear deal.

Also Read: Virat Kohli Is The Only Indian In Forbes World’s Highest-Paid Athletes List 2018

7. P.V. Sindhu: $8.5 million

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Prize/Salary money: $500,000

Endorsements: $8 million

Brands associated: Bridgestone, Gatorade, Nokia, Panasonic, Reckitt Benckiser among many others.

She is the first Indian female athlete to win a silver.

6. Venus Williams: $10.2 million

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Prize/Salary money: $4.2 million

Endorsements: $6 million

5. Maria Sharapova: $10.5 million

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Prize money: $1 million

Endorsements: $9.5 million

Popular Brands associated: UBS, Nike, Head, Porsche and Evian and Candy Mogul.

4. Garbine Muguruza: $11 million

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Prize money: $5.5 million

Endorsements: $5.5 million

Popular Brands Associated: Adidas, Rolex, Babolat, Beats by Dre, Rolex, Maui Jim sunglasses and Caser Seguros insurance.

3. Sloane Stephens: $11.2 million

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Prize money: $5.7 million

Endorsements: $5.5 million

Popular Brands Associated: Nike, Mercedes-Benz, Rolex, Colgate, Chocolate Milk and Biofreeze.

2. Caroline Wozniacki: $13 million

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Prize money: $7 million

Endorsements: $6 million

Popular Brands Associated: Adidas, Rolex, Usana, Babolat and more. She partnered with Ovvo Optics.

She also started her own sunglasses line which sells 11 men’s and women’s styles named after Wozniacki’s family, friends and fellow famous Danes.

1. Serena Williams: $18.1 million

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Prize money: $62,000

Endorsements: $18 million

Popular Brands Associated: HSN and Nike

She launched her fashion collection, Serena, in May.

It is interesting that the only non-tennis players in the top 10 are P.V. Sindhu and Danica Patrick.

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