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The World's Highest-Paid Female Athlete 2011

Maria Sharapova Sport: Tennis 2010 Income: $24.5 million Estimated net worth: $90 million Career prize money: $13,990,094 Citizenship: Russia , Age: 23 Height: 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Biggest de

1 Maria Sharapova

Sport: Tennis

2010 Income: $24.5 million

Estimated net worth: $90 million

Career prize money: $13,990,094

Citizenship: Russia , Age: 23

Height: 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)

Biggest deal is with Nike, which re-signed Sharapova in January 2010 to an eight-year deal worth up to $70 million.In June 2007, Forbes magazine listed her as the highest-paid female athlete in the world, with annual earnings of over US$26 million,the majority of which was from endorsements and sponsorships.

In August 2010, Maria Sharapova was once again named the world's highest-paid female athlete by Forbes, earning $24.5 million.

Source: Forbes Magazine

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