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    • Rich and Famous: Forbes Releases Highest-Earning Female Athletes List
    • Rich and Famous: Forbes Releases Highest-Earning Female Athletes List
    • Rich and Famous: Forbes Releases Highest-Earning Female Athletes List
    • Rich and Famous: Forbes Releases Highest-Earning Female Athletes List
    • Rich and Famous: Forbes Releases Highest-Earning Female Athletes List
    • Rich and Famous: Forbes Releases Highest-Earning Female Athletes List
    • Rich and Famous: Forbes Releases Highest-Earning Female Athletes List
    • Rich and Famous: Forbes Releases Highest-Earning Female Athletes List
    • Rich and Famous: Forbes Releases Highest-Earning Female Athletes List
    • Rich and Famous: Forbes Releases Highest-Earning Female Athletes List
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    German tennis player and Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber poses with a replica of the Wimbledon trophy during a press conference at the Porsche museum in Stuttgart, southwestern Germany.

    Serena Williams, a 23-time Grand Slam champion, tops the Forbes list, with eight out of the top ten being tennis players.

    Female athletes launch fashion collections, partner with international companies, become the faces of famous brands. 

    The 10 highest-paid women in sports earned $105 million in prize money, appearances, authorities and advertisements in the 12 months ending on June 1, 2018.

    Tennis player Maria Sharapova topped the list for 11 years, while now she's only in 5th place.

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