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Last Updated : Oct 29, 2018 10:01 AM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Women of substance: The highest-paid female athletes of 2018

One Indian athlete features on Forbes' list of the 10 highest paid sportswomen. Read on to find out who she is.

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No. 10 | Angelique Kerber | Sport: Tennis | Prize money: $3 million* | Endorsements: $4 million | Key Sponsors: Adidas, Generali, Porsche, Rolex, SAP and Yonex (Image: Reuters)
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No. 10 | Angelique Kerber | Sport: Tennis | Prize money: $3 million* | Endorsements: $4 million | Key Sponsors: Adidas, Generali, Porsche, Rolex, SAP and Yonex (Image: Reuters)

No. 9 | Danica Patrick | Sport: Car Racing | Prize money: $3 million* | Endorsements: $4.5 million | Key sponsor: Go Daddy (Image: Reuters)
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No. 9 | Danica Patrick | Sport: Car Racing | Prize money: $3 million* | Endorsements: $4.5 million | Key sponsor: Go Daddy (Image: Reuters)

No. 8 | Simona Halep | Sport: Tennis | Prize money: $6.2 million* | Endorsements: $1.5 million | Key Sponsors: Nike (Image: Reuters)
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No. 8 | Simona Halep | Sport: Tennis | Prize money: $6.2 million* | Endorsements: $1.5 million | Key Sponsors: Nike (Image: Reuters)

No. 7 | PV Sindhu | Sport: Badminton | Prize money: $500,000* | Endorsements: $8 million | Key Sponsors: Bridgestone, Gatorade, Nokia, Panasonic, Reckitt Benckiser (Image: Reuters)
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No. 7 | PV Sindhu | Sport: Badminton | Prize money: $500,000* | Endorsements: $8 million | Key Sponsors: Bridgestone, Gatorade, Nokia, Panasonic, Reckitt Benckiser (Image: Reuters)

No. 6 | Venus Williams | Sport: Tennis | Prize money: $4.2 million* | Endorsements: $6 million | Key Sponsors: Wilson, Electronic Arts, Ralph Lauren, Kraft (Image: Reuters)
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No. 6 | Venus Williams | Sport: Tennis | Prize money: $4.2 million* | Endorsements: $6 million | Key Sponsors: Wilson, Electronic Arts, Ralph Lauren, Kraft (Image: Reuters)

No. 5 | Maria Sharapova | Sport: Tennis | Prize money: $1 million* | Endorsements: $9.5 million | Key Sponsors: Nike, Head, Porsche, Evian (Image: Reuters)
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No. 5 | Maria Sharapova | Sport: Tennis | Prize money: $1 million* | Endorsements: $9.5 million | Key Sponsors: Nike, Head, Porsche, Evian (Image: Reuters)

No. 4 | Garbine Muguruza | Sport: Tennis | Prize money: $5.5 million* | Endorsements: $5.5 million | Key Sponsors: Adidas, Rolex, Babolat, Beats by Dre, Caser Seguros, Maui Jim (Image: Reuters)
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No. 4 | Garbine Muguruza | Sport: Tennis | Prize money: $5.5 million* | Endorsements: $5.5 million | Key Sponsors: Adidas, Rolex, Babolat, Beats by Dre, Caser Seguros, Maui Jim (Image: Reuters)

No. 3 | Sloane Stephens | Sport: Tennis | Prize money: $5.7 million* | Endorsements: $5.5 million | Key Sponsors: Nike, Mercedes-Benz, Rolex, Colgate, Chocolate Milk, Biofreeze (Image: Reuters)
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No. 3 | Sloane Stephens | Sport: Tennis | Prize money: $5.7 million* | Endorsements: $5.5 million | Key Sponsors: Nike, Mercedes-Benz, Rolex, Colgate, Chocolate Milk, Biofreeze (Image: Reuters)

No. 2 | Caroline Wozniacki | Sport: Tennis | Prize money: $7 million* | Endorsements: $6 million | Key Sponsors: Adidas, Rolex, Usana, Babolat (Image: Reuters)
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No. 2 | Caroline Wozniacki | Sport: Tennis | Prize money: $7 million* | Endorsements: $6 million | Key Sponsors: Adidas, Rolex, Usana, Babolat (Image: Reuters)

No. 1 | Serena Williams | Sport: Tennis | Prize money: $62,000* | Endorsements: $18 million | Key Sponsors: Nike, Intel, Audemars Piguet, JPMorgan Chase, Lincoln, Gatorade, Beats - *The prize money won by each athlete mentioned in this slideshow is from June 2017-18. (Image: Reuters)
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No. 1 | Serena Williams | Sport: Tennis | Prize money: $62,000* | Endorsements: $18 million | Key Sponsors: Nike, Intel, Audemars Piguet, JPMorgan Chase, Lincoln, Gatorade, Beats - *The prize money won by each athlete mentioned in this slideshow is from June 2017-18. (Image: Reuters)

First Published on Oct 29, 2018 10:01 am

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