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  • Osaka earned $57.3 million in prize money and endorsements in 2020
  • Serena Williams and her sister Venus Williams are second and third respectively
  • PV Sindhu is seventh on the list with $7.2 million

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The star tennis player Naomi Osaka, who has been outspoken over the over mental health issue, is the world's highest-paid female athlete, according to a list published by Forbes

Star tennis player Naomi Osaka, who has been outspoken over the over mental health issue, is the world's highest-paid female athlete, according to a list published by Forbes.

With $57.3 million in prize money and endorsements, four-time Grand Slam champion Osaka topped the list followed by fellow tennis players Serena Williams with $49.5 million and Venus Williams's $11.3 million.

American gymnast Simone Biles with $10.1 million is third on the list while India two-time Olympic medalist PV Sindhu is seventh on the list with $7.2 million.

Out of the 10 athletes on the list, five are Tennis players but this is sport's lowest tally in a decade as in 2019 all the top 10 athletes were tennis players.

The ten highest-paid female athletes earned a total of $166.6 million, according to Forbes, a 23 percent increase over the list from 2020.

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