She has barely played in the past year, but that hasnt prevented Serena Williams being voted as the most popular female sports star in a Harris interactive poll among American sports fans. The poll was taken in June, at about the time Serena took to the match court for the first time in 11 months.
Two more inactive tennis players made the top 10, with Anna Kournikova coming in at number six and Martina Navratilova at seven. Two more tennis players made the list, making five of the 10. Venus Williams was second and Maria Sharapova fourth.