It was about time! Serena Williams has surpassed Maria Sharapova and is now the highest paid female athlete in the world after earning a whopping $28.9 million in the past 12 months.
Sharapova had held the top spot for 11 years, but has seen her earnings fall to $21.9 million–down almost $8 million from last year–due to a doping scandal that was unveiled in March.
The UFC’s Ronda Rousey came in third on the list, while NASCAR driver Danica Patrick sits in fourth.
Proud of you, Serena!