Title victories of Serena Williams so far in the 2013 season
Serena Williams has secured the year-end world number one ranking for the third time in her glittering career, the WTA said Friday, after adding nine titles this season including two more Grand Slams. The 32-year-old American power-hitter, now on a career total of 55 titles with 17 major wins, also achieved the feat in 2002 and 2009.
Williams joins Justine Henin and Martina Hingis as a three-time year-end number one, with only Steffi Graf (8), Martina Navratilova (7), Chris Evert (5) and Lindsay Davenport (4) ahead of her. Williams has summited the rankings six times and on Monday, she will have held the top position for a total of 156 weeks, the WTA said.
Here is a list of the title triumphs that Serena has achieved so far in the 2013 season: