US Open Champ Kerber Replaces Williams at No. 1 in Rankings

Angelique Kerber, of Germany, poses with the WTA No. 1 trophy after winning the women's single final at the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Angelique Kerber, of Germany, poses with the WTA No. 1 trophy after winning the women's single final at the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

NEW YORK—U.S. Open champion Angelique Kerber officially became the oldest woman to debut at No. 1 in the WTA rankings, ending Serena Williams’ record-tying run...

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