Top searched athletes on Yahoo! in 2012

Sharapova beats Stosur at WTA Championships

Maria Sharapova of Russia returns a shot to Sara Errani of Italy during their tennis match at the WTA championship in Istanbul, Turkey, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. (AP Photo)

Ford EcoBoost 300 - Qualifying

HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 17: Danica Patrick, driver of the #7 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17, 2012 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Amanda Beard

New York Jets v New England Patriots

FOXBORO, MA - OCTOBER 21: Tim Tebow #15 of the New York Jets throws the football before a game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on October 21, 2012 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Anna Kournikova

Lolo Jones

Serena beats Sharapova to win WTA Championships

Serena Williams of the U.S. runs to return a shot to Maria Sharapova of Russia during their tennis match on the final of the WTA Championships in Istanbul, Turkey, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. (AP Photo)