Moscow, September 9 – AIF-Moscow.
American tennis player Serena Williams failed to break into the finals of the U.S. Open, so the athlete has lost the first line in a rating of Female tennis Association (WTA).
Williams had the leading position of the ranking for 186 weeks in a row.
In the semifinal match of the US Open, the American lost to the sportswoman from Czech Carolina Pliskova. The meeting ended with the score 2:6, 6:7 (5:7).
The defeat of Serena Williams made the first racket of the world 28-year-old German tennis player Angelica Kerber. Kerber will be the second German woman to have conquered the first position of the WTA rankings.