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Serena wins, could regain No. 1

Updated: February 14, 2013, 6:08 PM ET
Associated Press

DOHA, Qatar -- Serena Williams moved within 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 2½ years. Chris Evert was No. 1 in 1985 while just shy of her 31st birthday.

"It's awesome," Williams said. "Since I didn't do the youngest, ...

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