Serena’s new milestone ranking which shows her more than doubling Number Two Sharapova’s points – she has 13,161 points to Maria’s 6,490 points on the WTA’s Leaderboard – proves to be right on the mark with what the precocious and supremely-confident-in-herself spunky Little Lady predicted at age eleven when asked which player she’d like to be like:
“I’d like other people to be like me”! – The Huffington Post
Check out news coming out of the Women’s Tennis Association today:
“It’s getting hard to keep track of all the numbers and milestones she’s piling up – sixth Wimbledon title, 21st Grand Slam title, second Serena Slam – but there’s something else Serena Williams has done this week that has never, ever been done before, not even by Steffi Graf, not even by Margaret Court.
This is the first time No.1 has twice as many points as anyone else on the WTA Rankings.
According to WTA records, never before has the No.1 player on the WTA Rankings had twice as many, or in this case more than twice as many, points as No.2 or anyone else on the WTA Rankings.” wtatennis.com
You may wish to revisit how Serena served notice to the world about her future greatness at Age Eleven posted on this blog in September last year. Above title extracted from her immortal words:
Oh, and by the way, she just walked away with her 9th ESPY award for Tennis’ BestFemale Player! Congratulations, Serena!
FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2015.5:35 a.m. [GMT]