Belarus' Azarenka highest-paid female athlete in Europe

Only the sports income was taken into account in the calculations, reports. Belarusian tennis player Victoria Azarenka has turned out to be the highest-paid sportswoman in Europe. She made $6.5 million in 2013.

By the way, the most ‘expensive’ sportswoman in North America is Serena Williams. She made $12.4 million last year. The highest-paid South American is Brazilian football player Marta ($9.2. million).

Tennis players are the highest paid sportswomen in Asia and Australia – Chinese Li Na in Asia ($4 million) and Samantha Stosur in Australia ($1.2. million). The highest-paid African sportwoman is Kenyan athlete Priscah Jeptoo ($740 thousand).