Simona Halep has in 2018, with the most prize money earned on the WTA Tour. The Romanian, also the number 1 in the world rankings, cashte almost 7.5 million dollars (6.5 million euros).
Halep, this year, three titles including Roland Garros, the ranking with 7.409.564 dollar. In second place is the Danish Caroline Wozniacki. The winner of the Australian Open is good for 6.657.719 dollars (5.8 million euros).
On the third place the Japanese Naomi Osaka, who the US Open to her name wrote. They won 6.394.289 dollar prize money.
Still three players exceed the cap of five million dollars: the Ukrainian Masterslaureate Elina Svitolina (5.737.247 dollar), the German Wimbledonkampioene Angelique Kerber (5.686.362 dollar) and the American Sloane Stephens (5.068.099 dollar).
The rest of the top ten consists of American Serena Williams (3.770.170 dollar), the Czech ladies Karolina Pliskova (3.539.050 dollar) and Petra Kvitova (3.301.389 dollar) and the Dutch Kiki Bertens (3.163.688 dollar).
Elise Mertens earned the most prize money with the Belgians. The Limburg is on place 17 with 2.364.006 dollar (2.074.493 euro). Follow Alison Van Uytvanck at place 58 (658.894 dollar), Kirsten Flipkens as the 59th (643.250 dollars) and Yanina Wickmayer as 118th (319.058 dollar).