Serena pips Sharapova world’s top paid sportswoman

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Los Angeles, Jun 7 : Two days after her dazzling misfortune to Garbine Muguruza in the French Open last, Serena Williams scored an alternate win on Monday, when Forbes Magazine reported she has overwhelmed Maria Sharapova as the world’s most generously compensated sportswoman.

Williams earned USD 28.9 million in the course of recent months, the money related magazine reported in an article posted on its site. Russian tennis star Sharapova had held the title for as long as 11 years.

Williams, 34, has commanded her game for over 10 years. She won her second Grand Slam in 2002 preceding going ahead to win 19 more from that point forward.

Subsequent to falling at Roland Garros on Saturday, she promised to continue attempting to break even with Steffi Graf’s Open-time record of 22 Grand Slam titles.

Williams’ profession prize cash of USD 77.6 million adds up to more than twice as much as whatever other sportswoman’s.

In any case, Sharapova commanded in underwriting benefits before organizations including Nike, American Express, Porsche and TAG Heuer separated themselves after she tried positive for the as of late banned medication meldonium not long ago.

Sharapova earned USD 21.9 million in the course of recent months, down practically USD 8 million from the earlier year, Forbes said. American blended hand to hand fighting star Ronda Rousey was third on the rundown with USD 14 million, only in front of NASCAR stock auto driver Danica Patrick, who earned USD 13.9 million.