10 Apr 2013

Serena Williams highest US tennis earner ever

9:33 am on 10 April 2013

Serena Williams is now the highest American money winner in tennis history.

Her victory at the Family Circle Cup WTA tournament in Charleston at the weekend took her career earnings to $US43.3 million - just ahead of Pete Sampras.

Her sister Venus is fourth on the list of US career earnings, behind Andre Agassi.