The changing face of women's tennis

Women's tennis is undergoing a revolution with the average age of the world's top 10 now just 23 years and 11 months.

LAST 12 WOMEN'S GRAND SLAM WINNERS AND CHAMPION'S AGE:

2020 Australian Open: Sofia Kenin (21)

2019 US Open: Bianca Andreescu (19)

2019 Wimbledon: Simona Halep (27)

2019 French Open: Ashleigh Barty (23)

2019 Australian Open: Naomi Osaka (21)

2018 US Open: Naomi Osaka (20)

2018 Wimbledon: Angelique Kerber (30)

2018 French Open: Simona Halep (26)

2018 Australian Open: Caroline Wozniacki (27)

2017 US Open: Sloane Stephens (24)

2017 Wimbledon: Garbine Muguruza (23)

2017 French Open: Jelena Ostapenko (22)

Average age of champion: 22 years and nine months

WORLD'S TOP 10 AS OF MONDAY (AND PLAYERS' AGES):

1.Ashleigh Barty (23)

2.Simona Halep (28)

3.Karolina Pliskova (27)

4.Elina Svitolina (25)

5.Belina Bencic (22)

6.Bianca Andreescu (19)

7.Sofia Kenin (21)

8.Kiki Bertens (28)

9.Serena Williams (38)

10.Naomi Osaka (22)

Average age of top-10 players without Williams = 23 years and 11 months


AAP