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The World's Highest-Paid Female Athletes

Boxer Floyd Mayeather tops the list of the highest-paid male athletes in 2014.  However, when it comes the highest-paid female athletes, tennis is the dominant sport.

Seven of the top ten highest-paid female athletes are tennis stars; Maria Sharapova leads the way as the top earner with $24.4 million.  Serena Williams isn't too far behind, earning $22 million.  Below is Forbes' complete list of the top-earning female athletes:

1) Maria Sharapova (Tennis) - $24.4 million

2) Li Na  (Tennis) - $23.6 million

3) Serena Williams (Tennis) - $22 million

4) Kim Yuna (Skating) - $16.3 million

5) Danica Patrick (NASCAR) - $15 million

6) Victoria Azarenka (Tennis) - $11.1 million

7) Carolina Wozniacki (Tennis) - $10.8 million

8) Agnieszka Radwanska (Tennis) - $6.8 million

9) Ana Ivanovic (Tennis) - $6.4 million

10) Paula Creamer (Golf) - $5.5 million

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