The 10 highest paid athletes in the world 2014

maria-sharapovaForbes magazine has just published its list of the highest paid women in the sports world. Again the beautiful Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova is placed first on the list as the highest paid athlete in the world.

Maria Sharapova

$ 24.4 million (Tennis)
Again as in the last 3 years the Russian tennis player is the best paid sportsmen in the world. This year he won the major tournament Roland Garros, besides being the most requested player for advertising.

Li Na

$ 23.6 million (Tennis)
The famous Chinese player bounces as 3 to 2 in relation the previous listing. This year his main sporting achievement was his victory in the Australia Open.

Serena Williams

$ 22 million (Tennis)
Down from second to third place in the list, the smaller of the Williams sisters owes much of her wealth to millionaires advertising contracts.

Kim Yuna

$ 16 million (Ice Skating)
The South Korean skater at 23 is the world champion and gold medal at the last Winter Olympics in Sochi 2014.

Danica Patrick

$ 15 million (Automobile)
The famous American pilot remains the “queen of Nascar”, much of your income is from advertising.

Victoria Azarenka

$ 11.1 million (Tennis)
No doubt this was one of the best years of Belarusian tennis player, current No. 2 today though did not win any tournament.

Caroline Wozniacki

$ 10.8 million (Tennis)
The Danish former tennis world number one, it is another player who make a lot of money from advertising with sportswear firm Adidas and Turkish Airlines Turkish Airline.

Agnieszka Radwanska

$ 6.8 million (Tennis)
Polish tennis player currently number 5 in the world, should also most of their income on advertising contracts millionaires.

Ana Ivanovic

$ 6.4 million (Tennis)
Current Serbian tennis world number 11, should also most of their income on advertising contracts millionaires.

Paula Creamer

$ 5.5 million (Golf)
The “Pink Panther” is the most famous American golfer on the planet, although that has not won a major tournament is the image of many firms, advertising is what allows you to be in this top 10.

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