Kim Yu-na Among Top-Earning Female Athletes

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Figure skating star Kim Yu-na was named the world's fourth most highly paid woman in professional sports by Forbes magazine on Wednesday.

Forbes estimates Kim's earnings in the last 12 months at US$16.3 million from endorsements and ice shows.

She was ranked sixth with $14 million in last year's list.

The top three were all tennis players, led by Russian star Maria Sharapova and followed by China's Li Na and Serena Williams of the U.S. / Aug. 14, 2014 13:56 KST