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Naomi Osaka Is Highest-paid Female Athlete Ever, Displaces Serena Williams by MckenzieSkyBlog: 5:40pm On May 23
Japanese tennis athlete, Naomi Osaka has beaten her US legendary rival Serena William for bragging rights as she becomes the highest-paid female athlete in the world.

According to Forbes Magazine, Osaka made a whopping earnings of $37.4 million from prize money and endorsements within the last 12 months, $1.4 million above the amount earned by US Serena Williams, setting an all time record earnings record for a female athlete within a year.

The 22-year-old Naomi was only a year when 38 -year-old Serena Williams won her first Grand Slam title in 1999. 19 years later, Naomi beat Williams at the U.S. Open final to win her first Grand Slam, an award Williams has won 23 times.

The American business magazine also disclosed that, Maria Sharapova held the position when she earned a record $29.7 million in 2015. Sharapova was only 17 when she defeated...SEE MORE HERE

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Re: Naomi Osaka Is Highest-paid Female Athlete Ever, Displaces Serena Williams by missCAPS: 5:42pm On May 23
Wow! Good name for our country!
Re: Naomi Osaka Is Highest-paid Female Athlete Ever, Displaces Serena Williams by DanseMacabre(m): 5:42pm On May 23
Got this in my feed this morning. Great.

22 years. Her mates for Nigeria dey share puna up and down for Indomie and egg.
Re: Naomi Osaka Is Highest-paid Female Athlete Ever, Displaces Serena Williams by Taguchi: 6:08pm On May 23
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