Serena Williams Will Have To Overcome Her Shoulder For Shot At History
The tennis star has a chance to take the record for consecutive weeks ranked No. 1.By Ryan Biek | August 29, 2016
One way to prove you're the greatest of all time: Be ranked No. 1 the longest.
Tennis star Serena Williams is guaranteed to tie Steffi Graf's record of 186 weeks in a row ranked No. 1. But for Williams to have the record all to herself, she'll need to at least reach the semi-finals in the last major of the year, the U.S. Open.
Lingering pain in her right shoulder could make this tough for Williams. And injuries are part of the reason she needs to perform so well at this tournament.