May 1, 2009
Serena Williams still #1?
Many consider Serena Williams to (still) be the #1 player in the world. Only the computer thinks otherwise (and maybe a few haters). In a very convincing (and superbly written) article for TENNIS WEEK, ("REAL ONE: Revising WTA Rankings"), Dennis Fitzgerald gives his view on the WTA rankings system, slam-less number ones, the current "Best of 16" system (distorting and diluting), quantity vs. quality and who he considers to be the #1 player.