Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Most Desirable Women in Sports in 2016-2017. When you think about the most desirable women, those in the film and music industry likely pop up first. The world of sports, however, is often overlooked when it comes to beauties and this shouldn’t be the case. Whether its tennis, golf, or soccer, the sports scene is filled with lots of desirable women who can easily put the top models to shame. Here is a list of the top 10 desirable women in the world of sports, you should know.
List of The Top 10 Most Desirable Women in Sports 2016-2017:
#10. Caroline Wozniacki
The tennis star is widely regarded for not only being the first Scandinavian female to hold the top rankings, but also for being among the most beautiful tennis female players currently. Wozniacki was born on the 11th of July, 1990 and by the time she was 15 years old, she was already making her debut on the WTA in 2005. As a professional tennis player, Wozniacki boasts 22 WTA singles titles among other feats. The sports icon has grown in recent times to become a household name and for good reason. For her astonishing looks and achievements, Wozniacki ranks as the tenth most desirable woman in sports.
#9. Alex Morgan
At first glance, you may confuse this talented soccer babe for a model – you are forgiven. The talented soccer player who was born on the 2nd of July, 1989, is an American Olympic gold medalist and one time FIFA world player of the year finalist. Her impressive highlight reel includes the remarkable game-winning strike in the 123rd minute of extra time, against Canada during the 2012 London Olympics semifinal game. What’s not to love about Miss Morgan? An extremely beautiful lady with an Olympic gold medal; it certainly doesn’t get any better.
#8. Danica Patrick
Everybody in America – who doesn’t live in a cave – knows who this hottie is. She is the only female in a male dominated sport and has several feats to show for. Born on March 25th 1982 in Beloit, Wisconsin, Danica always had a thing for cars and machines. She worked her way up slowly – thanks to her father’s support – to win major auto racing titles and accolades such as the NASCAR Nationwide Series Most Popular Driver in 2012, the Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year 2005 and the Most Popular Driver 2005-2010 in the IZOD IndyCar Series. These feats alone are enough to justify her spot as the eighth most desirable woman in sports.
#7. Maria Sharapova
Even after being marred by controversy, Sharapova remains one of the brightest stars the game of tennis has to offer. The 29 year old Russian has battled her way through Grand Slam titles, WTA titles and Wimbledon matchups against the best there is. Born on April 19th, 1987, Sharapova made her debut as a professional tennis player at the tender age of 14 – on her birthday, April 19th in 2001. Talk about fairy tale careers. She is a sports icon in her home country Russia and beyond and currently resides in Bradenton, Florida.
#6. Alicia Sacramone
Born Alicia Marie Quinn on December 3, 1987, the retired gymnast caught the world’s attention back in 2003 the moment she joined the U.S gymnastics national team. While she’s now retired, the popular gymnast won 12 medals over her career including two gold medals on floor exercise and four gold medals on vault. She is now empowering young girls with talents in gymnastics by offering training and coaching skills.
#5 Michelle Wie
Michelle Sung Wie is an American golfer, with South Korean roots and dual citizenship. The extremely beautiful Wie – who was born on October 11th, 1989 in Honolulu, Hawaii – started her journey to golfing elite at the age of 10 back in 1999, when she qualified for the USGA amateur championship. Since then, she has progressed to become the youngest winner of the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public links, besides doing some modeling for a number of high-end brands in fashion.
#4. Ana Ivanovic
The game of tennis is filled with some of the most desirable women in sports – as you may have already gathered – and fourth on the list is the talented Ana Ivanovic from Serbia. The fact that she is ranked among the top 10 players in the world currently by the WTA, only goes to solidify her spot on our list. Born on November 6th, 1987, in Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia, Ana was initially trained as a swimmer before switching to tennis at an early age. She has since won 12 WTA singles titles and shows no signs of slowing down.
#3. Becky Hammon
All basketball fans are aware of the tall and lovely Becky not just for her looks, but also impressive skills on the court. The sports icon was born on March 11, 1977 and while she is now retired from dribbling up and down the court, she came back in a different role as an assistant coach for the Spurs in August 2014 – yes, one of the most successful teams in NBA history. During her career, she played for the San Antonio Stars and New York Liberty of the WNBA.
#2. Anna Rawson –
The talented golfer also doubles up as a model thanks to her dashing looks. Born on August 5, 1981, Anna started out as a model at age 16 and only started playing golf when she was 18. Over her career, Anna has accumulated a number of awards and accolades including the Victoria Junior Champion, winner of the Jack Newton International Junior Classic and South Australian champion among others.
#1. Michelle Jenneke –
The 23-year old Australian hurdler clinches the top spot as the most desirable woman in sports for a number of good reasons. For starters, she is already an accomplished model renowned globally for her allure. Secondly, she has won Australia a number of medals on the global stage including World Junior Championships in 2012 and Summer Youth Olympics in 2010. At only 23 years old, there is only one way to go and that’s up.
To wrap it up, the list above pinpoints the most desirable women in sports and a case to justify their spot on our list. These sports icons are not only beauties in their own right, but also have the talents to back it up.