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Williams on the verge of becoming oldest No. 1

Thursday - 2/14/2013, 6:02pm  ET

Serena Williams of the U.S. serves to Poland's Urszula Radwanska during the fourth day of the WTA Qatar Ladies Open tennis tournament in Doha, Qatar, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)

MICHAEL CASEY
AP Sports Writer

DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- Serena Williams moved with a victory of becoming the oldest top-ranked women's player, sweeping aside Urszula Radwanska 6-0, 6-3 on Thursday to reach the Qatar Open quarterfinals.

If the 31-year-old Williams reaches the semifinals by beating seventh-seeded Petra Kvitova she will return to No. 1 for the first time in 2
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