Saturday, 16 February 2013

Senera Williams Become Oldest Female World Ranking

Serena Williams of the United States poses with a trophy given to her by the WTA Tour after the 31-year-old American reclaimed the world number one ranking following her WTA Qatar Open tennis quarter-final match against Czech Petra Kvitova (AFP)

American tennis super star Senera Williams become the older tennis star to top the world ranking at the age of 31, At 31 years, four months and 24 days, she will be the oldest woman in the top spot since computer rankings began in 1975..Serena Williams show the world that female tennis is not meant for the teenagers.
The American is world number one for the sixth time in her storied career after finishing off former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 3-6 6-3 7-5 with a thumping ace in the quarter-finals of the Qatar Open.
Williams will meet Russian Maria Sharapova, who had also been in hot pursuit of the number one ranking this week, in a lip-smacking semi-final on Saturday.
“I’m so sensitive nowadays, I’m always crying! I’ve just been through so much and never thought I’d be here again,” Williams, who recovered from 4-1 down in the third set, told the crowd as she fought back tears.

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