Thanks to WTA fellas Kevin and Danny for the chart below comparing Serena’s results against Safina’s. Big edge for Serena in Slam play but the real disparity is looking at Dinara’s tour-only points vs. Serena’s, and that’s why the Russian is No. 1.

Here’s a look at how they stack up over the last 52 weeks entering LA.

Serena TALE OF THE TAPE
Safina
8628 Total Ranking Points 9601
6500 Points from Grand Slams 4600
2128 Points from Tour Events 5001
W
QF
W
W
Grand Slam Results
2009 Wimbledon
2009 Roland Garros
2009 Australian Open
2008 US Open
SF
F
F
SF
25-1 W-L Record at Grand Slams 22-4
22-11 W-L Record at Tour events 47-12
47-12 Overall W-L 64-16
3-1 Record in Finals
(Tour & GS)
4-5
15 Total Events Played 18
6 No. of SF Appearances 13 (7-straight)