Categories crunchfx

Who is the youngest player to win Wimbledon?

Young tennis stars have been making waves at the All England Club for years, with names like: Iga Swiatek, Coco Gauff and Carlos Alcaraz are all new talents on the track and all secured Spaniard Alcaraz aims to defend his men’s title by winning the 2023 edition at just 21 years old.

Youngest player to win Wimbledon, Male or female, Martina Hingis?The record was broken in 1997 by a girl aged 16 years, nine months and five days. She also holds the record youngest Wimbledon championShe became famous when she was only 13 years old.

Her 1997 Wimbledon victory wasn’t her only triumph that year; in fact, she came very close to completing the elusive Grand Slam. only the French Open trophy is missing.

He first won the Australian Open and broke the record there youngest person to win any major championship After 16 years, three months and 26 days, Hingis moved on Winning the US Open At 16 years, 11 months and 8 days old.

She has been on the list of the ten youngest female Grand Slam winners four times.– number one (1997 Australian Open), number four (1997 Wimbledon), number five (1997 US Open) and number eight (1998 Australian Open).

To beat Becker

Youngest player to win Wimbledon on the men’s side Boris Becker holds the record in 1985He was 17 years, 7 months and 16 days old when he won the men’s singles title.

Alcaraz is the sport’s new Spanish poster boy and despite only turning 21 last May, the Murcia native has already bagged a win fourteen ATP Tour level singles titlesIncluding three major championships and five Masters 1000 titles at the 2022 U.S. Open, 2023 Wimbledon Championships and 2024 French Open.