Li Na Ranks No. 41 on World's Highest-Paid Athletes List

June 12, 2014
By Kurt BadenhausenEditor: Yang Yang

Li Na ranks No. 41 on the 2014 List of The World's Highest-Paid Athletes released by Forbes.

On the List, Maria Sharapova, Li Na and Serena Williams are only three female athletes on the list. Of them, Maria Sharapova tops the way at No. 34 with earning of $24.4 million, China's Li Na ranks No. 41 at $23.6 million and Serena Williams ranks No.55 with $22 million.  

Li Na rose to a career high world ranking of No. 2 in February after winning the Australian Open the previous month for her second career Grand Slam title. The win triggered a massive bonus from sponsor Nike, as well as her other endorsement partners. Li also shills for Babolat, Rolex, Samsung, Mercedes and multiple Chinese companies.

Floyd Mayweather tops 2014 List Of The World's Highest-Paid Athletes, with earning of $105 million during the past 12 months.

(Source: Forbes)

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