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The 4 highest-earning female athletes in the world

If girls want to get rich in sports, then tennis is the most sensible option. Below are the 4 highest-earning female athletes in the world in 2020, according to a list published by Forbes magazine not long ago.

NAOMI OSAKA

Total Earnings: $ 37.4 million

Bonus: $ 3.4 million

Sponsorship / advertising: $ 34 million

Osaka has both American and Japanese passports, but she made a smart choice when deciding to dress for her. Japan at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics (will move to 2021 because of Covid-19). Thanks to that, she became much more attractive in the eyes of sponsors.

A series of major brands such as Procter & Gamble, All Nippon Airways, and Nissin have chosen her as the representative image in promotional activities related to the Olympics. Among tennis players, only Federer has a higher sponsorship/promotion income than Naomi.

SERENA WILLIAMS

Total Earnings: $ 36 million

Bonuses: $ 4 million

Sponsorship / Advertising: $ 32 million

Like Naomi, most of Serena Williams’ income comes from sponsorship/advertising deals. She is a partner of some major brands such as Nike, Gatorade, Procter & Gamble, and Beats.

Like Naomi, most of Serena Williams’ income comes from sponsorship/advertising deals

The fact that Serena has nearly 40 million fans on social networking platforms is also a factor that makes her attractive. Besides, Williams and her husband and 2-year-old daughter Olympia are now members of the group of investors that own the women’s soccer team Angel City Football Club.

ASHLEIGH BARTY

Total Earnings: $ 13.1 million

Bonuses: $ 10.1 million

Sponsorship / Advertising: $ 3 million

2019 was a great year for Barty. This year, she won her first Grand Slam of her career, at the French Open. In June, she became the first Australian tennis player to rise to No. 1 on the WTA BXH in 1976.

Thanks to these successes, Barty has just earned a lot of bonuses from former sponsors like Fila, Head, has attracted more new donors. She is currently a representative of Rado, Jaguar, Vegemite, Banana Boat, and Esmi.

SIMONA HALEP

Total Earnings: $ 10.9 million

Bonuses: $ 6.9 million

Sponsorship / advertising: $ 4 million

Last year, Halep won her second Grand Slam career at Wimbledon and thereby boosting her bonus. received from tournaments up to 36.5 million USD. She is the fourth most awarded player in tennis history (Willams ranked first, with 93 million USD). Besides, Halep also received a large amount from global sponsors such as Nike, Wilson, Hublot, and Avon, in addition to some local sponsors in his home country Romania.

Learn about the greatest female tennis player of all time

With 23 Grand Slam championships, Serena Williams has been named the greatest female tennis player of all time in the Tennis Channel’s rankings.

Serena Williams has won 23 Grand Slam titles in singles. The most recent Grand Slam she won was the 2017 Australian Open. This helped her surpass the Steffi Graf record and behind Margaret Court (24 titles) in the Century. She is also the most American Open champion along with fellow countryman Chris Evert with 6 crowns.

Serena also holds the record for ranked number 1 in the world for the most consecutive weeks (186 weeks). Not stopping there, during his glorious career, 38-year-old Serena Williams also won 16 Grand Slam titles in doubles and 4 Olympic gold medals.

Martina Navratilova is ranked second on this list

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova is ranked second on this list. Czech-American 59 Grand Slam titles, including 18 singles titles, 31 doubles titles, and 10 doubles titles. These are the most numerous in the Open Era. Navratilova, along with Margaret Court and Doris Hart, is three players who have won the Grand Slam title in all three events: singles, women’s doubles, and mixed doubles.

With 377 weeks at No. 1 in the world, German tennis player Steffi Graf is 3rd on this list. Graf is the only player in tennis history to win the Golden Slam that has all four Grand Slam singles titles, and winning Olympic singles gold medal in the same year. Not even Serena Williams could do.

Sharapova is also on the list of greatest female tennis players

18-time Grand Slam champion Chris Evert comes in fourth. She followed by 12-time Grand Slam champion Billie Jean King in fifth and Margaret Court in 6th place.

Monica Seles, who won nine Grand Slam titles are in seventh place, followed by seven-time Grand Slam champion. Venus Williams is in eighth and Justine Henin in ninth place. ‘Russian Doll’ Maria Sharapova, who retired at the beginning of this year, came in 10th place.

The greatest female football players in the world (Part 2)

Abby Wambach (USA)

Wambach was born in 1980 in Rochester, New York, USA, who has twice won the Olympic gold medal and won the women’s football world championship. She played for the US team starting in 2001 and holds the record as the football player (both men and women) with the most number of goals in American football history with 184 goals.

The female striker won the award for Best Female Player in 2012. She was named in the list of 100 most influential people in the world in 2015 voted by Time. Wambach officially retired after the match against China on December 16, 2015.

Homare Sawa (Japan)

Sawa was born in 1978 in Tokyo, Japan, and she is considered a legend of the female Japanese shadow. Sawa won the Ballon d’Or and the Golden Boot in 2011 after joining Japan to win their first women’s World Cup.

Christine Sinclair (Canada)

Christine Sinclair was born in 1983 as a Canadian striker, captain of the Canadian national women’s team. She spent over 15 years with the national team. At the age of 33, Christine Sinclair overcame Wambach with a record 162 goals in 230 games.

Christine Sinclair was born in 1983 as a Canadian striker

Nadine Angerer (Germany)

Nadine Angerer was born in 1978 as a German football goalkeeper. She is reminded by many people and remembered for her amazing ball blocking.

Nadine Angerer started her football career at ASV Hofstetten as a striker. She was discovered to be a talented goalkeeper when she happened to be replacing an injured main keeper when she entered the youth league.

The female goalkeeper has won the World Cup with Germany twice (2003, 2007) and 5 times the European championships (1997, 2001, 2005, 2009, 2013). In 2014, she won the FIFA Golden Ball for Women. She became the first female goalkeeper to win the award.

Iga Swiatedk won the championship in the Roland Garros 2020

19-year-old Polish player Iga Swiatek defeated Sofia Kenin (USA) in the Roland Garros 2020 final held on October 10 to win the championship.

In 2018, Iga Swiatek won the French Open Women’s Doubles Championship with Caty McNally and the young women’s singles championship at Wimbledon 2018.

Not as highly regarded as rival Kenin (seed number 4), Iga Swiatek (ranked 54 in the world) was a better player when he soon won a break to lead 3 – 0 in set 1. The defending champion The US Open quickly regained its form to tie 3 – 3 in the 6th game.

Iga Swiatek defeated Sofia Kenin

The two players struggled with each other for another break, but their stellar performance helped Swiatek finish the set with a 6-4 victory.

Entering set 2, Kenin dropped quickly to allow the opponent to win quickly 6 – 1, closing the final victory 2 – 0. Defeating Kenin in the final, Swiatek has crowned the champion perfectly sometimes without losing a single set during the way to the throne.

At the age of 19, Iga became the youngest female tennis player in the past 19 years to reach the Roland Garros final and crown the championship.

Iga Swiatek hasn’t won a title at the WTA or Grand Slam level yet, but she won the championship in her first professional tournament she attended in Stockholm in 2016. The player then took the throne at the Youth Fed Cup. also in 2016.

In 2018, Iga Swiatek won the French Open Women’s Doubles Championship with Caty McNally and the young women’s singles championship at Wimbledon 2018. At Roland Garros 2020, Iga Swiatek has shown remarkable progress when crowned with convincing.

Iga Swiatek goes down in history and ends the fairy tale of Nadia Podoroska

Now, no one doubts that Iga has enough strength to conquer the 2020 French Open. Because she has just lost 23 games since the beginning of the tournament, has never lost a set, and has never lost more than 5 games per match.

At Roland Garros 2020, Iga Swiatek has shown remarkable progress

In particular, Iga also progressed to the semi-finals. The daughter of a former Polish rowing player at the Olympics is showing a lot stronger than the 54th in the world. As for Kenin, the 21-year-old American girl will join Iga to create the first Roland Garros final since 2008 with both players under the age of 21.

Being Australian Open champion, has Naomi Osaka dynasty begun? (Part 2)

Entering the new season as the world’s fourth-ranked player, the Japanese girl went straight to the Australian Open final and then won the championship. Naomi Osaka has only had exactly 3 titles in her career. H these are all prestigious championships that many other players want.

On January 28, 2019, Naomi Osaka officially became the number 1 female tennis player in the world. At the age of 21 and 104 days, she became the youngest female tennis player to reach the position for the first time since Caroline Wozniacki made it in 2010 at the age of 20 and 92 days. Osaka is also the first player in Japan and Asia to hold the number 1 position in the world.

Japanese humility and mettle

Naomi was born in Japan and raised in the US to a Japanese mother and a Haitian father. She and her sister Mari have been acquainted with tennis since childhood. Her father, Mr. Leonard Francois was inspired by Richard Williams. He is the father of Serena and Venus, who taught his daughters to play tennis even though he had no background in the sport.

An active player, Osaka has worked hard to improve the mental side, along with the problems of expertise. Coach Sascha Bajin, who once led Serena Williams, appreciated the Japanese tennis player’s persistence.

The 21-year-old’s on-field dynamism is offset by a practical charm that has helped her win sympathy from fans around the world.

While many of her colleagues approach tennis with a belligerent attitude, Osaka has left fans and media happy and humorous when speaking on television. She affirms her love for video games or Japanese food.

More than four months ago, Osaka was stripped of perhaps the happiest moment in her career. Her victory was partially ruined by the fact that Serena had a word with the referee. But there were no boos on Saturday night in Melbourne as Osaka got a tough victory over Petra Kvitova.

Osaka’s eyes filled with tears once again during her victory speech. However, this time, it was fun. This was contrary to the emotions she showed at the US Open when the crowd supported Serena.

There is still a long way to go, and Naomi needs to continue to strive to prove her talent. In early March, she will be tasked with defending the championship at Indian Wells, furthermore, the major trophies and especially the Olympic gold medal to be held in her hometown of Tokyo in 2020.

Osaka made the most money on women’s tennis last year

Naomi Osaka broke the record for a one-year income of female tennis players, earning $ 37.4 million in the past 12 months.

Osaka is ranked 29th on the list of the most profitable athletes in the past 12 months, published by Forbes on May 23. The player with two Haitian – Japanese blood makes 1.4 million USD more than Serena Williams, thereby usurping the highest income of her senior WTA.

Serena, who made the most money in the previous four years, ranked 33rd on the latest Forbes list. This is the first time female tennis has two representatives in the top 100.

The figure of 37.4 million USD in the fiscal year also helped Osaka break Maria Sharapova’s old record in 2015 (29.7 million USD). This amount could be greater if a pandemic does not occur. The pandemic has paralyzed tennis around the world for more than two months.

Osaka became the new monetization symbol of women’s tennis

Osaka earned 14.5 million USD in bonuses from the beginning of his career. Nearly half of them, Japanese players earn in 2019. Despite a decline in brakes after the 2019 Australian Open championship, Osaka still attracts many sponsors.

Osaka is a Japanese national. However, she changed it to the United States at the age of three and has a passport there. A 22-year-old tennis player is sponsored by 15 brands, including many famous brands worldwide. Success in terms of making money. However, the player is only ranked 10th on the WTA scoreboard.

Naomi Osaka broke the personal income record of senior Serena Williams

Naomi Osaka has just been recognized by Forbes magazine as the highest-paid female tennis player in the world in 2019. This surpassed Serena Williams for $ 37.4 million earned in 12 months.

According to Forbes, the income of 22-year-old Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka has exceeded $ 1.4 million compared to the income of Serena Williams, who owns 23 Grand Slams. Osaka currently has sponsorship contracts with 15 brands, including famous global brands such as Nike, Nissan Motors, Shiseido, or Yonex.

The most famous female MMA boxers in the world

At the MMA arena seemed to be only for muscular men, many female fists with hot beauty also reaped the success and famous all over the world.

Gina Carano

Gina Carano was born in 1982, is an MMA fighter, model, actor in the US. She started her martial arts career while studying Muay Thai and holds a record of 7 wins, 1 loss at MMA, and was honored as a feminist symbol at this mixed martial arts arena. In 2016, Carano appeared on the big screen in the movie Deadpool.

Michelle Waterson

Michelle Waterson was born in 1986 with two Thai and American blood, dubbed the hybrid rose of UFC. Waterson has proven her talent in Muay Thai, karate, wushu, and now pursues her MMA career. She had her first professional match in early 2007 and won the Atomweight Championship.

Rachel Wray

Rachel Wray was a familiar face in the Kansas City Chiefs Club cheerleading team of American professional rugby village. Later, she invaded the martial arts world of MMA and jiu-jitsu, known for her characteristic blonde hair and sexy, sexy body.

Paige VanZant

Paige VanZant is a young female boxer when she was only 24 years old, the famous hot girl of UFC. Although she was expected to become the second Ronda Rousey, VanZant did not keep up her style and married her fellow martial artist MMA Austin Vanderford, many worried that she would withdraw from MMA.

Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey is an American female martial artist, a former judo athlete, and actress, and currently participating in professional wrestling shows WWE Raw. Rousey captured the affection of the American people as the nation’s first female athlete to win a judo medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Her career record is winning 12 victories. consecutive at MMA.

Anastasia Yankova

Anastasia Yankova is a famous female top fighter in Russia. Her idol as a child was Chinese martial arts star Bruce Lee – the motivation to help her track all Asian action movies and decide to learn karate. In 2011, Yankova made a big splash when she achieved high results in the Muay Thai tournament in Russia.

Naomi Osaka set a record as the highest-paid female tennis player in history

With an income of $ 37.4 million last season, Naomi Osaka has surpassed the record of “Russian Doll” Maria Sharapova to become the highest-paid female athlete in a season in history.

Osaka became the highest-paid female athlete in history

According to a Forbes report, the 22-year-old Japanese tennis player Osaka has earned $ 37.4 million from bonuses and advertising and sponsorship contracts in the past 12 months, $ 1.4 million higher than the number. money that sister Serena Williams earned.

With that number, Osaka set a record for the amount of money a female athlete has earned in a year. ‘Russian doll’ Maria Sharapova previously held this record when she earned $ 29.7 million in 2015.

Osaka made huge money from last season

Osaka also ranked 29th among the top 100 highest-income athletes in 2020. Along with Serena Williams, who earned $ 36 million, Osaka became the only 2 female athletes in the top 100. This is also For the first time since 2016, this list has 2 female athletes.

The 10th-ranked WTA player became famous after defeating Serena Williams himself in the controversial 2018 US Open final, a match overshadowed by overreaction on the pitch. and before Osaka won its second consecutive Grand Slam in the Australian Open in early 2019.

Osaka’s first Grand Slam title in the US Open 2018

Osaka’s form dropped significantly after her victory in Melbourne when she failed to reach the quarterfinals in any tournament. However, the amount of money she earned continued to rise. Naomi Osaka currently has 15 sponsors, including major brands such as Nike, Nissan Motor, Shiseido, and Yonex.

Forbes statistics are based on bonuses, salaries, advertising contracts, and performance competitions over one year (from 1-6 years before 1-6 years later).

Forbes list clearly shows the dominance of the athletes in felt. Only two athletes who did not compete in the top 15 tennis were Indian badminton player PV Sindhu and Thai golfer Ariya Jutanugarn.

The most beautiful female athlete on the planet (Part 2)

Hope Solo Player (USA)

Although not possessing the outstanding beauty like teammate Alex Morgan, the American goalkeeper – Hope Solo is highly appreciated by her face and personality as standard model. As for the talent of Hope Solo, there is no question. On the pitch, the female goalkeeper always knows how to make the fans excited. It also makes the opponent “cry” for unbelievable saves.

She has several impressive clean sheet records, including a 1,054-minute record without conceding a goal that earned the US team a 4-1 victory in the match against France at the Algarve Cup. In addition, this stylish goalkeeper is often invited to take photos for fashion magazines.

Sally Fitzgibons windsurfing (Australia)

Speaking of women’s surfing, one cannot help but mention the name Sally Fitzgibbons from the kingdom of kangaroos. Sally Fitzgibbons’s talent was discovered when she was only 14 years old. Soon after, Sally won the ASP Pro Junior, a windsurfing competition for girls under the age of 21.

In her competitive career, she has won the World Tour title up to 9 times and earned a lot of extremely lucrative advertising contracts, most notably with the two giants Red Bull and Samsung.

Leryn Franco (Paraguay)

Leryn Franco was born in 1982 in Paraguay. She not only has an impressive performance record, but also makes people “hat” before her beauty. “Throwing queen” won the throne runner-up Paraguay in 2006 and Miss Bikini of Miss World competition on the same lie.

She was also voted as one of the most attractive athletes at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Possessing a beautiful, sweet face and beautiful physique, Leryn Franco not only attracted a large number of fans but also continuously receive invitations to take photos of domestic and foreign advertisements.

Hilary Knight Ice Hockey Player (USA)

Hilary Knight doesn’t own a pretty face but she is always loved for her talent and sunny smile. Hilary Knight was born on July 12, 1989 in the US state of California. She is rated as one of the best female hockey players in the world because of her outstanding talent.

With a lovely face and a very special sunny smile, she was invited by many famous fashion brands to be a model. Whether you don’t need to wear hot outfits or show off your skin in bikinis, Hilary Knight is still extremely beautiful in the color of the shirt.

The journey to affirm women’s rights of famous women in sports (Part 2)

In this part, let’s continue the list of sports women that have stood up to fight for women rights!

HAJRA KHAN, PAKISTAN

This female athlete made history in the National Women’s Football Tournament in Pakistan and the Maldives Women’s Association in 2014.

Not only is a professional athlete, Hajra also aspires to be passed on the tops His passionate fire for same-sex friends at home. For her, opening a regular academy specializing in soccer is the dream and ambition that she is cherishing day by day.

Like many other female athletes, Hajra expects the media to have a more objective view of women participating in sports, as well as allowing them to shine with their passion. She also looks forward to the change in the stereotypes of people around the world about sport, where not only men but even women can become future champions.

ADRIELLE ALEXANDRE, BRAZIL

For just 12-year-old Adrielle, who was tasked with keeping the Olympic torch in Rio in 2016, the victory is not just about being an aerobics at the Olympics, but more important. is getting respect from everyone.

She is also a member of One Win Leads to Another, a program organized by the Women’s Union in collaboration with the Brazilian Olympic Committee to encourage the young generation of athletes to boldly pursue their dreams as well as the dots end violence against women, toward a better future. Although still quite young, but Adrielle is well aware of her future direction and always makes every effort for her passion.

ABBY WAMBACH, USA

Female athlete Abby Wambach has won the Olympic gold medal twice, and holds the women’s world championship at the World Football Federation (FIFA). Not only is she a top international female goalscorer, but she is also using her influence to speak up for equal rights for workers around the world.