https://www.reuters.com/article/us-tennis-tennis-forbes-earnings-idUSKBN22Y32O

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Tennis star Naomi Osaka earned $37.4 million last year, a record for a female athlete, according to Forbes. FILE PHOTO: Tennis - Australian Open - Women's Singles Photo Shoot - Brighton Beach, Melbourne, Australia, January 27, 2019. Japan's Naomi Osaka poses with her trophy. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo. The previous record was fellow tennis player Maria Sharapova’s $29.7 million in 2015, according to Forbes. The magazine factors in prize money and endorsements. Osaka earned $3.4 million in prize money and $34 million in endorsements, according to Forbes. Forbes said that Osaka ranks 29th and Serena Williams ($36 million) stands 33rd on its annual list of the 100 highest-paid athletes. Forbes said it will release the entire list next week. Full story

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