The World's Highest Paid Female Tennis Players

sam stosurSam Stosur beat Serena Williams yesterday

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

The women’s U.S. Open wrapped up yesterday, and the winner wasn’t one of the most well-known, or highest paid tennis players in the world.The stars of women’s tennis make millions of dollars every year, and they better make room for U.S. Open champion Sam Stosur on the highest paid female tennis players list.

Stosur certainly dominated all the ladies who currently bring in the big bucks.

#7 Ana Ivanovic: $6 million

Source: Forbes.com

#6 Li Na: $8 million

Source: Forbes.com

#5 Serena Williams: $10.5 million

Source: Forbes.com

#4 Kim Clijsters: $11 million

Source: Forbes.com

#3 Venus Williams: $11.5 million

Source: Forbes.com

#2 Caroline Wozniacki: $12.5 million

Source: Forbes.com

#1 Maria Sharapova: $25 million

Source: Forbes.com

See how Sharapova rose to the top, and fell far down at the Open

NOW WATCH: Briefing videos

Business Insider Emails & Alerts

Site highlights each day to your inbox.

Follow Business Insider Australia on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.