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Tennis star Coco Gauff is the highest-paid female athlete in 2024

Every year, we see sports evolve with an increasing number of athletes, competitions, and leagues. Similarly, tennis is one of the sports in which we see a great expansion in terms of sports development and financial markets. As a result, six of the top seven highest-paid female athletes are tennis players. Among them, tennis star Coco Gauff is the highest-paid athlete in 2024.

The 19-year-old athlete had an amazing year as a sportsperson as well as a brand endorser. She competed in 19 tennis tournaments and won four of them, including the US Open. In those 19 tournaments, she competed in 63 games and won 49, resulting in a win percentage of 78%.

Altogether, this helped her earn $6.7 million in prize money and get numerous brand endorsement deals. When it comes to brand endorsements, some of the big names that she endorses are Ray Ban, New Balance, and Bose. With the help of all these brands, she earned over $16 million. As a result, Coco Gauff earned $22.7 million and became the highest-paid female athlete in 2024.

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Coco Gauff’s 2024 Tennis Season

  • Tournaments played: 19
  • Total games: 63
  • Wins: 49
  • Losses: 14
  • Titles: 4 (Auckland Open, Washington Open, Cincinnati Open, and US Open)
  • Prize money earnings: $6.7 million

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Grand Slam Results

  • Australian Open: Round of 16
  • French Open: Quarterfinal
  • Wimbledon: Round 1
  • US Open: Winner

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