In 1989, Michael Chang of the USA won the French grand slam title at 17 yrs, 3 months. He also holds the record for the youngest winner of any grand-slam tennis tournament.
Men - Michael Chang
Women - Monica Seles
Pauline Spencer-Parsons in 1927 ?
Martina Hingis advanced to the second round of the Australian Open in 1995 at the age of 14 years and 2 weeks.
Men - Michael ChangWomen - Monica Seles
Well, I think they get in by filling in a form their coaches give them....as easy as THAT!
It was Sue Barker, in 1976.
Bjorn Borg has won the French Open 6 times (1974-75, 1978-81). This does not include the time period before 1968, when the tournament was referred to as the French Championships. The French Championships were not "Open" to players that were not members of french tennis clubs or french nationals.
Jennifer Capriati won the women's singles gold medal at the 1992 Games at the age of 16.
Final - 2 players Semi Final - 4 players Quarter final - 8 players 4th round - 16 players 3rd round - 32 players 2nd round - 64 players 1st round - 128 players Seems surprising to myself when I worked it out, but you have to start with 128 to have this many rounds and win 7 matches to become the champion.
Some families open presents from oldest to youngest as a symbol of respect towards elders. Others go from youngest to oldest going by the "youths are our future" saying.
Tommy Ho in 1988 was the youngest player to play at the US Open. At the age of 15 years, 2 months, and 14 days, he lost in straight sets to Johan Kriek in the first round.