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Highest Earning Female Athletes

1. Danica Patrick

World’s highest paid women in professional sports…

Danica Patrick

NASCAR’s Patrick (Motor Racing) is at No. 5 with $13 million.

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2. Caroline Wozniacki

Caroline Wozniacki

Tennis player Wozniacki ($13.7 million) of Denmark is at No. 4.

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3. Serena Williams

Serena Williams

Former world number one tennis player Serena Williams ($16.3 million) of the United States is at No. 3.

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4. Li Na

Li Na

Na’s 2011 French Open victory helped the world number 11 to more than double her earnings to $18.4 million from $8 million in last year’s survey.

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5. Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova

The 25-year-old Russian, one of seven tennis players listed in the top 10, earned an estimated $27.1 million from July 2011-July 2012, with most of that coming from off-court endorsements.

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