Serena Williams is the oldest № 1 in women's tennis after pobeda over Petra Kvitova.
Serena Williams will face the top position in the WTA rankings on Monday after defeating former champion "Wimbledon" with Petra Kvitova 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 in the quarterfinals of the tournament in Doha.
Williams will climb the pole position for the sixth time in his career and will replace Victoria Azarenka.
In the next game in Qatar will face Maria Sharapova, who was also a candidate № 1.
It will be exactly 31 years, four months and 24 days on Monday. The previous record holder was American Chris Evert in 1985, when I stand at the head of 30 years, 11 months and three days.
Since ranking is led by players who like Steffi Graf, Monica Seles and Maria Sharapova. But Williams showed amazing longevity decade after his first ascent to № 1.