Naomi Osaka is the highest ranked female athlete
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Naomi Osaka not only won US$3.8 million in prize money but that is also most likely the start of her journey to become the highest paid female athlete in the world with off-court earnings expected to soar 10-folds from her current US$1.5 million to US$15 million over the next couple of years.
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