Serena Williams will drop out of the Top 10 of the world rankings for the first time since April 1, 2012.
The 35-year-old American, who is currently on a break from the game as she is due to give birth to her first child later this year, has been in the Top 10 of the world rankings for 276 consecutive weeks - currently the longest active streak among the players.
Serena won Wimbledon last year and with her no-show this year, she will drop the ranking points from 12 months ago. With Serena moving out of the Top 10, Romania's Simona Halep will now own the longest active streak in the Top 10 at 182 consecutive weeks - a streak dating back to January 2014.
The Romanian player is currently ranked a career-high No. 2 in the rankings and has a good chance to end the tournament as World No. 1.
In other ranking news, the French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko has a chance to make her debut in the Top 10 of the world rankings but needs to do better than Serena's sister Venus at Wimbledon.
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