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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7/10

Venus Williams
Rank 6
Total earnings: $10.2 million


The winner of seven grand slam singles titles, earned $6 million through endorsements and $4.2 million in prize money. This year, American medical company, Alcon has onboarded Williams to help launch a new lubricant to combat dry eye. With an awareness level of 81 percent, she charges about $100,000 for an appearance and is planning to play in the 2020 Olympics.