Naomi Occupato: HANNAH MCKAY / Reuters
The Japanese player, Naomi Osaka has earned in the last year of 37.4 million dollars and became the highest paid athlete in the world. About it reports Reuters, citing data from Forbes.
It is 1.4 million dollars beat the American tennis player Serena Williams, who for four years headed the list of athletes with the highest salaries.
In 2015 most of the female athletes earned Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova (29.7 million dollars).
Osaka has attracted worldwide attention when she defeated Serena Williams in the final of the US Open in 2018.
Video, photo All from Russia.