For the second straight year Serena Williams won't play the WTA Finals.
LONDON, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber, battling it out for the world number one ranking, are the first two women to qualify for the season-ending WTA Tour Finals in Singapore, the WTA said on Monday.
Angelique Kerber must overcome Carla Suarez Navarro in the Western & Southern Open quarter-finals to progress her bid to reach the top of the WTA rankings. She could replace Serena Williams.
Serena Williams will miss the season-ending WTA Finals for the second year in a row, citing a right shoulder injury
Serena Williams will not be competing in the WTA Finals, withdrawing from the tournament to rehab her shoulder, per Christopher Clarey of the New York Times. Continue for updates. Williams to Miss WTA Finals Monday, Oct. 17 The 35-y...