Jennifer Capriati, Williams' nominated for ESPY Awards
Jennifer, Venus, and Serena Nominated for ESPY Awards
June 12, 2002
Jennifer Capriati, Venus Williams, and Serena Williams have all been nominated for the ESPY Awards. The ESPY Awards were created by ESPN in 1993 and are given for Excellence in Sports Performance, recognizing the best sports achievements and performers.
Jennifer Capriati and Venus Williams are nominees in the category of Best Female Athlete. They are two of five nominees in this category, which also includes Sarah Hughes, Lisa Leslie, and Annika Sorenstam. Monica Seles won the inaugural award in 1993.
In addition, Jennifer Capriati, Venus Williams, and Serena Williams are nominees in the Best Female Tennis Player category. Venus Williams won the award in 2001.
The ESPY Awards will be televised live from the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles on Wednesday July 10th at 9 pm E/T USA