New York, May 23:
Naomi Osaka has been a Grand Slam champion and No. 1 in the WTA rankings. Now she’s also the No. 1 in the list: top-earning female athlete.
According to a story posted on Forbes.com on Friday, the 22-year-old tennis star earned $37.4 million over the past 12 months from endorsements and prize money, eclipsing Serena Williams in that span.
Osaka’s total is a one-year record for a female athlete, topping the previous mark of $29.7 million set by Maria Sharapova in 2015.