Hana Mandlikova – 18 years and 329 days. Mandlikova, playing under the Czechoslovakia flag, became the second-youngest female player to win a Grand Slam in 1980 when she beat Australian Wendy Turnbull 6–0, 7–5 in the Australian Open final. 7. Steffi Graf – 17 years and 357 days.
Monica Seles (16 years, 189 days) The Yugoslav-born American claimed the huge scalp of the great Steffi Graf in the 1990 French Open final to win the first of her nine Grand Slam titles. At the time she was the youngest Grand Slam winner while she remains the youngest-ever French Open winner. 1.
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Saturday, August 31, 2019. Age was nothing but a number when 15-year-old Coco Gauff stormed onto the Grand Slam scene this summer at Wimbledon, cruising through to the Round of 16 after defeating idol Venus Williams, as well as Magdalena Rybarikova and Polona Hercog, before falling to Simona Halep in the fourth round.
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Quite recently, Japanese youngster Naomi Osaka became a household name with a famous win over her idol Serena Williams at the US Open, becoming a Grand Slam champion at just 20 years of age.
At the day of the women’s final, Gauff will be 15 years and 325 days old, or roughly five months younger than Martina Hingis was when she won her maiden Grand Slam title at the 1997 Australian Open.
EMMA RADUCANU will become the tenth youngest Grand Slam champion in history with victory in the US Open final on Saturday. If she wins, the British teenager will pick up her first major title aged 18 years and 302 days - achieving the feat sooner than several greats. 5.
This is a list of all Open Era tennis Grand Slam singles champions and how old they were when winning their first title. Players who won a title before the Open Era are designated with an asterisk (*), but those results do not factor into these lists.