Earned $ 37 million per year! 22-year-old Japanese woman has set the record of women’s sports
Naomi Osaka in 2019, have won only three tournaments and never reached the final
Financial magazine Forbes has summed up the results of earnings in the sport in 2019. In the first place quite unexpectedly, a young Japanese player, Naomi Osaka. And the girl in 22 years broke the record for “all time” for the fair sex. By the way, we wrote that McGregor earned an incredible fee for his return.
Total earnings of Osaka over the past year to 37.4 million dollars, a record for women’s sport in history. However among the one hundred highest paid athletes Naomi was only the 29th. Still, the palm confidently hold men.
In 2019, the Japanese won three tournaments: the Australian Open, the competition in Beijing and Osaka. All her collection – two wins at the “Big hats”, including in the United States in 2018. the total prize for her entire tennis career was “only” $ 14.6 million. Other income off the court.
The previous achievement belonged to Serena Williams (33-e a place in 2016, with 36 million) and the Russian Maria Sharapova (29.7 mln in 2015). The list of the hundred most highly paid athletes of the year will be published next week.
Interestingly, former coach Naomi Osaka, a German Sasha Bazhin, now works with a Ukrainian girl Diana Yastremsky.
See how Yastremsky won the prestigious tournament in Qatar
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