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P.V Sindhu seventh in Forbes list of highest paid women sportspersons

Published on August 25, 2018
India's ace Shuttler and Rio Olympics silver medallist P.V Sindhu (23) was ranked seventh on Forbes list of highest-earning women sportspersons in the world (earnings between June 2017 and June 2018).
P.V Sindhu seventh in Forbes list of highest paid women sportspersons
  • The list was topped by tennis legend Serena Williams with total earning of $18.062 million including $62,000 as prize money. 
  • Eight of the 10 top highest-earning women sportspersons were tennis players, remaining two were badminton player and professional racing driver.

List of the top 10 highest-earning women sportspersons:

  1. Serena Williams (Tennis): Total earnings: $18.1 million (Prize money: $62,000, Endorsements: $18 million).
  2. Caroline Wozniacki (Tennis): Total earnings: $13 million (Prize money: $7 million, Endorsements: $6 million).
  3. Sloane Stephens (Tennis): Total earnings: $11.2 million (Prize money: $5.7 million, Endorsements: $5.5 million).
  4. Garbine Muguruza (Tennis): Total earnings: $11 million (Prize money: $5.5 million, Endorsements: $5.5 million).
  5. Maria Sharapova (Tennis): Total earnings: $10.5 million (Prize money: $1 million, Endorsements: $9.5 million).
  6. Venus Williams (Tennis): Total earnings: $10.2 million (Prize money: $4.2 million, Endorsements: $6 million).
  7. P.V. Sindhu (Badminton): Total earnings: $8.5 million (Prize money: $500,000, Endorsements: $8 million).
  8. Simona Halep (Tennis): Total earnings: $7.7 million (Prize money: $6.2 million, Endorsements: $1.5 million).
  9. Danica Patrick (professional racing driver): Total earnings: $7.5 million (Salary/prize money: $3 million, Endorsements: $4.5 million).
  10. Angelique Kerber (Tennis): Total earnings: $7 million (Prize money: $3 million, Endorsements: $4 million).

Question:

Q. Who was ranked seventh on Forbes list of highest-earning women sportspersons in the world?
a. Sania Mirza
b. Jwala Gutta
c. P.V Sindhu
d. None of the above
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