The 39 year old Serena Williams became the third Tennis star who will not play at the Tokyo Olympics 2021. The worlds largest and most prestigious event is to take place from 23rd July till 8th August, 2021.

Serena after announcing her decision on Sunday at the pre-Wimbledon press conference, joined Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem who have already withdrawn from the Olympics.  

Williams said on Sunday, “There’s a lot of reasons that I made my Olympic decision, I don’t really want to — I don’t feel like going into them today. Maybe another day. Sorry.”

Women’s Singles Ranking – Monday 21 June 2021

1Ashleigh Barty7875
2Naomi Osaka7346
3Simona Halep6330
4Aryna Sabalenka6195
5Elina Svitolina5835
6Sofia Kenin5640
7Bianca Andreescu5267
8Serena Williams4931
9Iga Świątek4430
10Belinda Bencic4205


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