Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has become the world’s highest-paid female athlete, US rival Serena Williams was at the top of the list.
According to Forbes magazine, Osaka, 22, a two time Grand Slam Champion had earned £30.7m in prize money and lots of endorsement over the past 12 months.
She surpassed Serena Williams with a whopping sum of £1.15m.
Since 1990 Forbes has kept track of the highest-paid female athlete and tennis players have always topped the list
Williams had topped the list for the past four years and Sharapova ruling for the five years before that
Osaka has an endorsement with global brands Nike, Nissan and Yonex among others