Better late than never

Updated: December 31, 2007, 4:15 PM ET
By Peter Bodo, TENNIS.com

Well, unless somebody snuck a gift-wrapped Oscar statuette under Serena Williams' tree, or stuffed a Wimbledon trophy into Justine Henin's stocking, we know which female tennis pro got the best Christmas present of all this year: Evonne Goolagong Cawley.

The WTA recently realized and immediately admitted (kudos!) that because of some sloppy "bookkeeping" in its computer rankings system way back in 1976, Evonne Goolagong Cawley actually achieved the No. 1 ranking (for the first and only time) ...

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