PV Sindhu amongst world's top 10 highest-paid female athletes
Forbes US released names of the world’s highest-paid female athletes in 2018. PV Sindhu became the only Indian to make it to the list, which is mostly dominated by tennis players. Cumulatively, the top ten highest-paid female athletes earned approximately $105 million in the past year, ending June 1, 2018.
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Total earnings: $8.5 million
P V Sindhu made it to the list for the first time, and is the only Indian on this list. She gained popularity following the 2016 Summer Olympics, where she won a silver medal for the country, becoming the first Indian female athlete to win an Olympic silver in badminton.