Osaka top, Barty 8th in Forbes’ list of highest-earning female professional athletes

Four-time grand slam champ Naomi Osaka is the world’s highest-paid female professional athlete, with Australia’s world No. 1 Ash Barty likewise in the leading 10, according to a list released by Forbes magazine. Osaka generated$US57. 3 million ($ 78. 7 million) in prizemoney and recommendations over the previous year, almost all of which originated from a recommendation portfolio that has actually included more than 10 brand name partners over the in 2015 and a half. Barty, who was 8th on the list with $US6. 9 million, made more on the court than any other females’s tennis gamer in 2021.

The list was released after a year in which Osaka withdrew from the French Open to concentrate on her psychological health in the middle of a over compulsory interview at the grand slam, stating they took undue a toll on her psychological wellbeing. Fellow tennis gamers Serena Williams($US45. 9 million)and older sibling Venus( $US11. 3 million)were next on the list. American gymnast Simone Biles ($US10. 1 million )and Spanish tennis gamer Garbine Muguruza ($US8. 8 million)completed the leading five. Tennis gamers comprised 5 of the list’s 10 areas, which Forbes stated marked the sport’s most affordable tally in more than a years and a remarkable modification from 2019 when it declared all 10. Jointly, the 10 highest-paid female professional athletes made an overall of$US166. 6 million, which Forbes stated was a 23

percent boost on its 2020 list. South Korean golf player Ko Jin-young( $US7. 5 million ), Indian badminton gamer PV Sindhu ($US7. 2 million ), golf player Nelly Korda( $US5. 9 million)

and basketball gamer Candace Parker ($US5. 7 million)were the other professional athletes in the leading 10. Reuters Sports news, results and professional commentary.

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