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Maria Sharapova to Serena Williams, meet the richest sporting beauties!

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  • Aug 08, 2013, 14:46 PM IST
Maria Sharapova to Serena Williams, meet the richest sporting beauties!
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New Delhi:While their prize money is nowhere near their male counterparts, top women athletes around the world still eke out handsome amount of money, thanks majorly to lofty endorsement deals.
 
 
In its recent list of the highest paid women athletes, Forbes magazine has placed Russian beauty and world number three Tennis player Maria Sharapova on top spot, ahead of reigning world number one Serena Williams. 
 
 
Here’s a look at the richest women athletes from across the globe: 

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Number 1-Maria Sharapova
 
 
Total income - 29 million USD
 
 
Prize money - 6 million USD
 
 
Endorsements - 23 million USD
 
 
Ranked three on WTA ratings, Sharapova leads the rich girls’ gang.

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