World No. 1 women’s tennis player Serena Williams was named WTA Player of the Year.

The 32-year-old won 78 out of her 82 matches, procuring 11 titles including the U.S. Open and the French Open in the 2013 season, reports Xinhua.

She had earlier become the oldest world No.1 in WTA history.

It is the fifth time Williams has been named the WTA Player Of The Year. She had received the honour in 2002, 2008, 2009 and 2012.


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