Monday, November 19, 2018

How Many Women Tennis Players Made Over $1 Million in 2018?

Playing tennis can be a very lucrative way for a woman to make a living and become rich if she is good enough. Women tennis players earn far more money than women athletes in just about any other sport and far more women tennis players make over$1 million than any other women athletes. But how many women tennis players made over $1 million in 2018?



The list of women tennis player who made over $1 million in 2018 includes just prize money won from playing in tournaments and does not include any endorsement money. After the list you can see how many women golfers made over $1 million in 2018 and compare the number to women tennis players to see that women tennis players make quite a bit more money than women golfers.


How Many Women Tennis Players Made Over $1 Million in 2018?

  • 38


A total of 38 women tennis players made over $1 million in 2018. Topping the list is Simona Halep who made $7.41 million this season. A total of six women tennis players earned over $5 million in earnings in 2018.

In addition to Simona Halep's $7.41 million, Caroline Wozniacki earned $6.66 million, Naomi Osaka made $6.4 million, Elina Svitolina made $5.74 million, Angelique Kerber earned $5.69 million and Sloane Stephens made $5.07 million.

  • A total of 6 women tennis players made over $5 million this season

  • A total of 10 women tennis players made over $3 million this season

  • A total of 20 women tennis players made over $2 million this season


The vast majority of women tennis players who earned over $1 million this season made their money playing singles matches. But four women did each earn over $1 million from playing in doubles matches in 2018.

They are Katerina Siniakova ($1.08 million in doubles matches and $2.06 in total earnings), Kristina Mladenovic ($1.05 million in doubles and $2.04 total earnings), Timea Babos ($1.05 million doubles and $1.58 total earnings) and Barbora Krejcikova ($1.07 million Doubles and $1.18 million total earnings).

A total of 14 women golfers made over $1 million in 2018. So more than 2 1/2 times as many women tennis players as women golfers made over $1 million this year (38 vs 14).


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