AP Photo/Don Ryan
2011 — Abby Wambach, soccer
AP Photo/Don Ryan

US Women's National Team forward Abby Wambach smiles during the second half of their Celebration Series soccer game against Canada in Portland, Ore., Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. Wambach scored two goals as they beat Canada 3-0.

2010 — Lindsey Vonn, skiing
AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta

Lindsey Vonn, of the United States, celebrates on the podium after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-combined race, in Val D'Isere, France, Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010. Lindsey Vonn won a World Cup super-combined race Sunday after following up her dominant performance in the super-G with an assured slalom run.

2009 — Serena Williams, tennis
AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth

Serena Williams of the United States holds the trophy after winning the singles final against Venus Williams of the United States at the WTA Tennis Championships, in Doha, Qatar Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009.

2008 — Candace Parker, basketball
AP Photo/Danny Moloshok

Los Angeles Sparks' Candace Parker cheers from the bench after San Antonio Silver Stars' Sophia Young was called for an offensive foul during the second quarter of game one of a WNBA western conference finals playoff basketball game on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, in Los Angeles.

2007 — Lorena Ochoa, golf
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Lorena Ochoa, from Mexico, looks at the trophy after winning the ADT Championship 2007, in West Palm Beach, Fla., in this Nov. 18, 2007, file photo.

2006 — Lorena Ochoa, golf
AP Photo/Chip English

Lorena Ochoa, of Mexico, reacts to making her birdie putt on the ninth green during the final round of the LPGA Tournament of Champions golf tournament Sunday, Nov. 12, 2006, at Magnolia Grove in Mobile, Ala.

2005 — Annika Sorenstam, golf
AP Photo/Matt York

Annika Sorenstam, of Sweden, tees off on the 17th hole during the final round of the Safeway International Sunday, March 20, 2005, in Superstition Mountain, Ariz. Sorenstam finished at 11-under par and won on a playoff hole against Lorena Ochoa for the title.

2004 — Annika Sorenstam, golf
AP Photo/Laura Rauch

Sweden's Annika Sorenstam holds up her trophy after winning the Samsung World Championship in Palm Desert, Calif. on Sunday, Oct. 17, 2004. Sorenstam won the tournament with a score of 18-under 270.

2003 — Annika Sorenstam, golf
AP Photo/Steve Mitchell

Annika Sorenstam of Sweden tees off on the fourth tee during the third round of the LPGA Tour Championship at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 22, 2003. Sorenstam shot a 5-under-par 67 to take a three-stroke lead into the final round at 5-under 211, despite an eye infection that ailed her the first two days.

2002 — Serena Williams, tennis
AP Photo/Michel Euler

USA's Serena Williams smiles while holding her trophy after winning the women's final of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris Saturday June 8, 2002. Serena Williams defeated her sister Venus 7-5, 6-3.