Serena Jameka Williams is an American professional tennis player. The Women's Tennis Association has rank…
Serena Jameka Williams is an American professional tennis player. The Women's Tennis Association has ranked her world No. 1 in singles on six separate occasions. She became the world No. 1 for the first time on July 8, 2002, and achieved this ranking for the sixth time on February 18, 2013. On the latter occasion, she held the ranking for 186 consecutive weeks, setting the joint record with Steffi Graf for the most consecutive weeks as world No. 1 by a female tennis player. In total, she has been world no. 1 for 309 weeks, which ranks her 3rd in the Open Era among female tennis players. Williams is regarded by some commentators, players and sports writers as the greatest female tennis player of all time.