Serena Williams nominated for 2009 Sportswoman of the Year awards
Serena Williams received a nomination for the 2009 Sportswoman of the Year awards that is given out by the Women’s Sports Foundation.
The No.1 doubles team Cara Black and Liezel Huber were also nominated.
Former Sportswoman of the Year recipients from the tennis world are Tracy Austin (1980), Chris Evert (1981), Martina Navratilova (1982, 1983, 1984), Steffi Graf (1989) and the Williams sisters (as a team, in 2000).
Fans can vote for Sportswoman of the Year until midnight on August 9 here.
The winners will be notified on August 14, and on October 13 they will be honored and presented with their awards at the Annual Salute to Women in Sports Awards Dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York City.