tournament in her rankings.
In mid-May after the two clay court tournaments’ points (a finalist and quarterfinalist finish) fall off her ranking points’ total, Williams’ ranking could tumble to nearly number 30.
The 30 year old Williams, a five time Wimbledon singles champion, suffered a hip injury while jumping for a lob in the second round of the Australian Open at Melbourne in January.
Williams then retired from her third round match at Melbourne while trailing 0-1 after grimacing and screaming in pain on several shot attempts.
The inaugural Brussels Ladies Open clay court tournament is to be played May 14-21. The French Open takes place in Paris May 22 - June 5.
In 2002 Williams posted her best singles French Open result with a finalist finish.