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Top 10 richest female tennis players of all times

Top richest female tennis players

Top richest female tennis players

In the recent years tennis has become more popular around the world. It’s no coincidence that the attention towards tennis tournaments started to grow when the winnings from this sport also got bigger. When there is a lot of money involved the general interest grows and the curiosity is aroused.

Is no doubt that Steffi Graf, Williams sisters or Sharapova are among the most famous female tennis players of all times, but we wonder who are the top richest of all times.

Here you have the top 10 richest female tennis players with their net worth.

1. Serena Williams has a net worth of $130 million, of which $66 million were solely from prize money. She currently ranks No 1 in WTA and won 65 WTA titles in singles and another 22 in doubles.

2. Maria Sharapova has a net worth of $90 million. She earned $34 million in prize money and won 34 WTA and 4 ITF titles. She is still active.

3. Venus Williams has a net worth of $75 million. With 46 career titles won in singles and 21 titles won in doubles, Venus earned about $30 million only in prize money and is still playing.

4. Anna Kournikova: net worth $50 million. Retired in 2007 Kournikova earned only $3.5 million prize money in her tennis career. She won 16 WTA titles.

5. Kim Clijsters: net worth $39 million. With $24.4 million in prize money, Clijsters ended her career in September 2012. She has 41 singles titles and 11 double titles.

6. Li Na: net worth $40 million. She retired in September 2014, after winning a total of $16.7 million in prize money.     She has 9 WTA and 19 ITF career titles.

7. Steffi Graf: net worth $30 million. She won 107 titles and earned $21.8 million in prize money. Retired from activity in 1999.

8. Martina Hingis: net worth $25 million. Hingis cashed in as prize money over $ 20 million in her career. She won 43 WTA and 2 ITF titles in singles and 42 WTA and one ITF title in doubles. She retired from singes and she is currently playing in doubles.

9. Caroline Wozniacki: net worth $20 million. With only 23 career titles won, she cashed in $ 19.6 million. She is still active.

10. Lindsay Davenport: net worth $20 million. She won 55 titles and earned about $22 million in prize money. She is unofficially retired since 2010.

The superpowers of the century

The superpowers of the century

The superpowers of the century

The term of superpower defines a state with great economic and politic power that could influence events following its own interests. The concept of superpower was used for the first time in 20th century after the World War II. At that time United States, the British Empire and the Soviet Union were considered the superpowers. If we take a look back in history we can easily conclude that other states could fit the term. These extinct superpowers are Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, the Persian Empire, the Ottoman Empire, the Roman Empire, the Mongol Empire, Portuguese Empire and the Spanish Empire. (more…)

Top ten Christmas movies

Top ten Christmas movies

Top ten Christmas movies

With less than one month until the winter holidays everyone started the preparations. You probably know what your plans are for Christmas so besides the long lists of presents to buy you should also think about the entertainment. Whether you spend your Christmas home with family or you have planned a special dinner at a friend, this holiday is magic and bright.

– A Christmas Story (1983): with Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon and Darren McGavin is one of the best movies ever made for Christmas holidays being considered a classic. (more…)

Top ten indebted countries

Top ten indebted countries

Top ten indebted countries

The largest economies in the world are also among the most indebt countries. The long feared sovereign debt crisis is here and puts pressure on all of us. Some of the most reputable economic analysts suggest that this sovereign debt crisis could be much worse than the 2008 financial crisis so many investors play safe these days. Many economies are still in recession and the global economic situation makes the recovery even more difficult. They all are somehow on hold waiting to see what’s next before making another move. (more…)

Top 10 longest running TV soap operas

Top 10 longest running TV soap operas

Top 10 longest running TV soap operas

The soap operas are romantic serials with storylines that continue from one episode to another. The soap operas appeared in United States in 1950s and their name comes from the first dramatic serials broadcasted at the radio that had as sponsors soap manufacturers such as Colgate-Palmolive and Procter & Gamble. The radio drama serials targeted the housewives and today the serials broadcasted on television are still watched mainly by female audience.

The top ten longest running TV dramas are: (more…)