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.
Curated by: Naini Thaker
Published: Aug 22, 2018
PV Sindhu amongst world's top 10 highest-paid female athletes

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4/10

Sloane Stephens
Rank 3  
Total earnings: $11.2 million


Right when her sponsorship deals were expiring, Stephens' won her first Grand Slam title – the 2017 US Open. The title led to a huge bump in new deals with Nike, Mercedes-Benz, Rolex, Colgate, Chocolate Milk and Biofreeze. Since 2002, she has been the American woman apart from the Williams sisters, to win a Grand Slam.