Tennis-Oldest players to hold WTA world number one ranking

Fri Feb 15, 2013 8:27pm GMT

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LONDON, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Following is a list of the oldest
women to be world number one after Serena Williams claimed the
top spot aged 31 on Friday
Serena Williams (U.S)     31 years, 4 months, 24 days
Chris Evert (U.S)         30 years, 11 months, 3 days (Nov 1985)
Martina Navratilova (U.S) 30 years, 9 months, 29 days (Aug 1987)
Lindsay Davenport (U.S)   29 years, 7 months, 8 days (Jan 2006)
Serena Williams           29 years, 0 months, 14 days (Oct 2010)
Steffi Graf (Germany)     27 years, 9 months, 16 days (Mar 1997)
 Source: WTA

 (Compiled by Pritha Sarkar, editing by Ken Ferris)
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