Serena Willimas crowned as the New World number One Woman’s Tennis Player

Serena Williams was crowned as the new World number one women’s tennis player on 17 February 2013.

Created On: Feb 17, 2013 14:15 ISTModified On: Feb 18, 2013 11:43 IST

Serena Williams was crowned as the new World number one women’s tennis player on 17 February 2013. The 31 year old American beat Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova 6-3,3-6,7-5 to reach the Semifinals of Qatar Open Tennis Championship in Doha on her way to regain the number one spot after a gap of two and a half years.

Serena will take on the defending champion Maria Sharapova in the Semifinals. Sharapova cruised into the Semi finals defeating Samantha Stosur 6-2,6-4. In the other Semifinal, World Number two Victoria Azarenka plays the 4th seed Agniezska Radawanska . Azarenka beat Sarra Errani 6-2,6-2 on her way to the last four while Radawanska defeated Caroline Wozniacki 6-2,7-5.

Serena Williams (31 years,4 months,24 days) is now the oldest woman tennis player to hold number 1 ranking. She broke the record of Chris Evert (30 years,11 months,3 days) of USA.

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