Here are the top-paid women athletes from around the world for the 2022 calendar year, according to the figures published by Forbes Magazine. Again this year the highest paid is tennis player Naomi Osaka. Osaka and Serena Williams were also the only females in the top-50 highest-paid athletes for 2022, ranking 19th and 31st respectively.
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- The earnings totals (in US dollars) are derived from salaries, bonuses, prize money, appearance fees, licensing and endorsement income in the 2022 calendar year. Taxes or agents' fees are not factored into the figures.
- This top female athlete earners list was first published on the Forbes.com website in December 2022.
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