Top 7 World Famous Sportswomen

Top 7 World Famous Sportswomen

Women athletes have shown their prowess in different arenas of sports and have made their presence felt by performing consistently. Whether it’s wrestling, tennis, or any other sports. Women have always registered remarkable performances and have consequently won the hearts of their millions of followers. These great and superb women athletes by their stellar performance make a great case for assessment of their worldwide popularity. So, by means of this unique discussion, we endeavor to reveal the top seven world famous sportswomen who have gained a worldwide fan following on the back of their breathtaking performances.

Ronda Rousey

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Ronda Rousey is a professional WWE fighter whose career has been multi-faceted as she started her career in Judo and subsequently got associated with WWE as a wrestler. She rose to popularity initially when she became the first American sportsperson to have won a medal in Judo in the 2008 Olympics. Thereafter, she also won the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and became the first female champion of the UFC in 2012. She continued her winning streak by winning many fights after becoming the UFC champion. Her remarkable career has yet another tale to be told as she became a professional wrestler by signing a wrestling contract with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) wherein she showed her tremendous skills by becoming WWE SummerSlam champion in 2018. These different titles that Ronda has to her name definitely speak a lot about her fighting skills and that probably make Ronda Rousey as one of the world’s most popular sportswomen.

Maria Sharapova

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Maria Sharapova was an international tennis player who appeared in several tennis grand slam tournaments. She has always been known for energetic forehand returns which were loved by millions of tennis lovers. Whenever she played, she had always been the top seed and was even ranked as the world’s no. 1 tennis player on as many as five occasions. She is the only Russian tennis star who has won one grand slam at least once. Her popularity never came down despite being touted as “One Slam Wonder” by the international media when she faced defeat in the finals of many grand slams in the early phase of her career. A fan following of almost 15 million FaceBook users is itself a big proof of her successful career and magnificent personality.

Danica Patrick

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Now we have a sportswomen from the auto racing universe who has secured a big name for herself by being immensely successful in the world of American Open Wheel Auto Racing. Her grand success in 2008 Indy Japan 300 Open Wheel racing along with finishing on the 3rd spot in the 2009 Indianapolis 500 open-wheel championship have ultimately made her one of the most successful sportswomen globally.

Serena Williams

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When it comes to sports Serena Williams is one popular name that is undoubtedly on top of the list of popular sportswomen. What is so special about Serena Williams is her is that her strong forehand serves coupled with powerful returns have won her 39 grand slam titles in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles tennis matches ultimately making her one of the best and most famous sportswomen of all time.

Jessica Ennis Hill

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Jessica is currently a retired British track and field athlete who rose to popularity when she accomplished her Heptathlon and became the 2012 Olympic champion. She is proudly the three-time world champion in 2009, 2011, and 2015 besides having secured the top spot in the Heptathlon events in the 2010 European Championship. Such a successful career speaks of the prowess of Jessica Ennis Hill and her phenomenal winning streaks ultimately make us believe that she is undoubtedly one of the most well-known sportswomen the world has ever seen.

Lindsey Vonn

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Coming from the professional Ski racing field, Lindsey Vonn has rapidly risen to fame by becoming a four-time world champion in the professional Ski championship. She is also the first American woman to have won a gold medal in the Downhill Event in the 2010 Winter Olympics which is a kind of testimony to her great sportive abilities. Her greatness can also be felt from the fact that several injuries in 2013 and 2014 that she suffered from caused her to work as an NBC correspondent for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics after which she still managed to make a comeback in 2015 by winning a bronze medal in women’s downhill event in 2018 Winter Olympics definitely make her one of the most famous sportswomen in the world.

Venus Williams

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When we talk about sports and of course tennis, the name that comes to our mind is Venus Williams who has won seven grand slams with five of them coming in Wimbledon itself. Her performance that the world remained witnessed for over two decades undoubtedly makes her truly regarded as one of the greatest sportswomen we have ever seen.