Kim Yu-na is the Youngest Top-earner Women Athlete

Hyderabad, India: ranking of the top 10 highest-paid female athletes has a surprise. South Korean Kim Yu-Na at 19 years of age is the youngest to be in the top 5 list. Maria Sharapova, without winning major tournaments, tops the list. The total income calculated includes prize money, endorsements, appearance fees and exhibitions. Here is the complete list of top 10 earners of the year.

Top 10 Women Earner of the Year

Rank Name Age Income Sports
1 Maria Sharapova 23 $24.5 million Tennis
2 Serena Williams 28 $20.2 million Tennis
3 Venus Williams 30 $15.4 million Tennis
4 Danica Patrick 28 $12 million Racing
5 Kim Yu-Na 19 $9.7 million Figure Skating
6 Annika Sorenstam 39 $8 million Golf
7 Ana Ivanovic 22 $7.2 million Tennis
8 Jelena Jankovic 25 $5.3 million Tennis
9 Paula Creamer 24 $5.2 million Golf
10 Lorena Ochoa 28 $5 million Golf

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