We are pumped to share one of our fave stories from espnW here on FitSugar! In honor of Title IX's 40th anniversary, we're showcasing the top 10 of ESPN's Top 40 Female Athletes.
From Martina and Serena to Annika and Danica, female athletes have grown into one-name wonders known the world over.
And as ESPN marks the 40th anniversary of Title IX — a law whose ripple effects extend far beyond the U.S., creating a women's sports culture awash in opportunity — it's the perfect time to pause, reflect and ask one question: Who's the best of the best?
Click through to count down the top 10, and visit espnW for the entire list.
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