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Naomi Osaka Passes Serena Williams as Highest-Paid Female Athlete in Single Year

2 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Tennis superstar Naomi Osaka set a record for most money earned by a female athlete in a 12-month period. Per Kurt Badenhausen of Forbes , Osaka's $37.4 million in earnings and endorsements over the past year were $1...
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Naomi Osaka banks $37 MILLION in single year to smash Sharapova record for highest ever annual earnings for female athlete

Naomi Osaka banks $37 MILLION in single year to smash Sharapova record for highest ever annual earnings for female athlete

2 days ago   |   By RT

Japanese ace Naomi Osaka, 22, has broken the record for the most a female athlete has ever earned in a year, according to Forbes, joining rival Serena Williams as the only two women on the annual list of the 100 top sport earners.
Despite not currently holding a Grand Slam title and slipping to 10th in the women's tennis rankings, the former world number one registered the most lucrative ever year for a sportswoman in 2019, earning $1.4 million more than Williams, Forbes reported.
Osaka was a year old when Williams, who is now 38, won her first major title, and the newcomer only picked up...
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Tennis-Osaka becomes world's highest-earning female athlete

2 days ago   |   By National Post

LONDON - Japan's Naomi Osaka has surpassed Serena Williams as the world's highest-paid female athlete, raking in $37.4 million in prize money and endorsements over the last year, according to Forbes.
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