- Maria Sharapova
She is a professional tennis player of Russian origin. She is 26 years old. Currently she is ranked as the world number 3. Her earnings are estimated to be $35 million with a chunk of this coming from endorsement deals from Nike and other modeling contracts.
- Serena Williams.
She is a professional tennis player from the United States and is all of 31 years. She has had a successful career in the court winning many grand slam titles. Her earnings are estimated to be $25.5 million. This famous player has been known to add a spark of glamour to the court while she’s playing and thus apart from winning the grand slam titles, she has received many endorsement contracts.
- Venus Williams
She is the older and the serious of the Williams sisters and has won many grand slam titles from a career that started in the year 2000. She is 33 years old and her earnings are estimated to be $22 million.
- Li Na
She is the sport queen of China. She came into the lime light in 2011 when she won the grand slam title. She is 30 years old and her estimated earnings stands at $20million. Apart from tennis, her earnings come from endorsement contracts she has with local companies in China.
- Caroline Wozniack
She is a Danish born professional tennis player and is 23 years old. She came into the limelight in 2005 during her debut in the WTA. Since then she has won many WTA titles over the years. Her estimated earnings are 14.6 million mainly made from tennis.
- Ana lvanovic
She is a professional tennis player of Serbian origin. Her big break in tennis came in 2004 in the Zurich Open where she qualified and narrowly lost the match to Venus Williams. She is a former tennis number 1. Her earnings are estimated to be 8.2 million.
- Victoria Azareka
She is a professional tennis player of Belarusian origin and is 25 years of age. She is a former world number 1 but currently she is placed at number 2 in the rankings. Her earnings are estimated to be 8 million mainly made from tennis.
- Agnieszka Radwanska
She is a professional tennis player of Polish origin. She is 24 years old and is currently ranked as the world number 5. Her earnings are estimated to be $7 million.
- Sara Errani
She is a tennis player of Italian origin. She is 26 years old and has won many singles titles. Her estimated earnings are in the region of $ 6.4 million.
- Marion Batoli
She is a professional French tennis player and is all of 29 years. Her earnings are estimated to be in the range of $ 5million.
Women’s tennis even a few decades ago was not taken seriously as a sport when compared to the men’s games. However the scene has changed now with women players getting serious attention by way of endorsements and respect as professional players.