The ESPY Awards 2002 winners

Bonds and Hughes pull down most nominations

New categories unveiled for 2002 ESPYs

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Best Female Athlete nominees  

Jennifer Capriati
Credentials: Won two consecutive Autralian Opens and the 2001 French Open for back-to-back Grand Slam titles.

Past ESPY's: none

Sarah Hughes
Credentials: The 16 year old registered a brilliant long program performance, after a fourth place short program skate, earning her a Gold medal and warranting one of the biggest upsets in Olympic figure skating history.

Past ESPY's: none

Lisa Leslie
Credentials: Became first player to win WNBA All-Star game, regular season, and championship MVP in the same season.

Past ESPY's: none.

Annika Sorenstam
Credentials: In 2001, she set or tied 30 LPGA records and won eight LPGA tournaments. Took home the Rolex Player of the Year award and the Vare Trophy.

Past ESPY's: 1999, '98, '96 Outstanding Women's Golf Performer of the Year.

Venus Williams winner
Credentials: Captured 2001 Wimbledon and U.S. Open singles championships.

Past ESPY's: 2001 Outstanding Women's Tennis Performer of the Year.

past winners
'01 Marion Jones

'00 Mia Hamm

'99 Chamique Holdsclaw

'98 Mia Hamm

'97 Amy Van Dyken

'96 Rebecca Lobo

'95 Bonnie Blair

'94 Julie Krone

'93 Monica Seles

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