Serena Williams of the United States celebrates as she defeats Maria Sharapova of Russian Federation in their women’s singles semifinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday July 9, 2015.
Together Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova have earned more than $100 million in prize money, with the glamorous duo boosting those lofty totals through endorsements – especially the latter, who is habitually named the world’s richest female athlete.
If Williams wins the Wimbledon finals Saturday, she’ll have secured a second such slam. Should she win on Saturday, she’ll first complete the “Serena Slam” – winning four majors in a row – having won at the US Open last summer in addition to...
A sixth Wimbledon singles title will complete a “Serena Slam”, which would see her hold all four Grand Slam titles, having won the US Open last September, plus the Australian and French Opens this year.