Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year

Name the woman who have recieved the title of "Female Athlete of the Year" from the Associated Press" since the year 1931.
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Year
Country
Sport
Answer
1931
USA
Swimming
Helene Madison
1932
USA
Track and Field
Babe Didrikson
1933
USA
Tennis
Helen Jacobs
1934
USA
Golf
Virginia Van Wie
1935
USA
Tennis
Helen Willis Moody
1936
USA
Track and Field
Helen Stephens
1937
USA
Swimming
Katherine Rawls
1938
USA
Golf
Patty Berg
1939
USA
Tennis
Alice Marble
1940
USA
Tennis
Alice Marble
1941
USA
Golf
Betty Hicks Newell
1942
USA
Swimming
Gloria Callen
1943
USA
Golf
Patty Berg
1944
USA
Swimming
Ann Curtis
1945
USA
Golf
Babe Didrikson Zaharias
1946
USA
Golf
Babe Didrikson Zaharias
1947
USA
Golf
Babe Didrikson Zaharias
1948
Netherlands
Track and Field
Fanny Blankers-Koen
1949
USA
Golf
Marlene Bauer
1950
USA
Golf
Babe Didrikson Zaharias
1951
USA
Tennis
Maureen Connolly
1952
USA
Tennis
Maureen Connolly
1953
USA
Tennis
Maureen Connolly
1954
USA
Golf
Babe Didrikson Zaharias
1955
USA
Golf
Patty Berg
1956
USA
Diving
Pat McCormick
1957
USA
Tennis
Althea Gibson
1958
USA
Tennis
Althea Gibson
1959
Brazil
Tennis
Maria Bueno
1960
USA
Track and Field
Wilma Rudolph
1961
USA
Track and Field
Wilma Rudolph
1962
Australia
Swimming
Dawn Fraser
1963
USA
Golf
Mickey Wright
1964
USA
Golf
Mickey Wright
1965
USA
Golf
Kathy Whitworth
1966
USA
Golf
Kathy Whitworth
1967
USA
Tennis
Billie Jean King
1968
USA
Figure Skating
Peggy Fleming
1969
USA
Swimming
Debbie Meyer
1970
Taiwan
Track and Field
Chi Cheng
1971
Australia
Tennis
Evonne Goolagong
Year
Country
Sport
Answer
1972
Soviet Union
Gymnastics
Olga Korbut
1973
USA
Tennis
Billie Jean King
1974
USA
Tennis
Chris Evert
1975
USA
Tennis
Chris Evert
1976
Romania
Gymnastics
Nadia Comaneci
1977
USA
Tennis
Chris Evert
1978
USA
Golf
Nancy Lopez
1979
USA
Tennis
Tracy Austin
1980
USA
Tennis
Chris Evert
1981
USA
Tennis
Tracy Austin
1982
USA
Track and Field
Mary Decker
1983
USA
Tennis
Martina Navratilova
1984
USA
Gymnastics
Mary Lou Retton
1985
USA
Golf
Nancy Lopez
1986
USA
Tennis
Martina Navratilova
1987
USA
Track and Field
Jackie Joyner-Kersee
1988
USA
Track and Field
Florence Griffith Joyner
1989
West Germany
Tennis
Steffi Graf
1990
USA
Golf
Beth Daniel
1991
Yugoslavia
Tennis
Monica Seles
1992
Yugoslavia
Tennis
Monica Seles
1993
USA
College Basketball
Sheryl Swoopes
1994
USA
Speed Skating
Bonnie Blair
1995
USA
College Basketball
Rebecca Lobo
1996
USA
Swimming
Amy Van Dyken
1997
Switzerland
Tennis
Martina Hingis
1998
South Korea
Golf
Se Ri Pak
1999
USA
Soccer
U.S. Women's Soccer Team
2000
USA
Track and Field
Marion Jones
2001
USA
Tennis
Jennifer Capriati
2002
USA
Tennis
Serena Williams
2003
Sweden
Golf
Annika Sorenstam
2004
Sweden
Golf
Annika Sorenstam
2005
Sweden
Golf
Annika Sorenstam
2006
Mexico
Golf
Lorena Ochoa
2007
Mexico
Golf
Lorena Ochoa
2008
USA
WNBA
Candace Parker
2009
USA
Tennis
Serena Williams
2010
USA
Skiing
Lindsey Vonn
2011
USA
Soccer
Abby Wambach
2012
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