Tennis has no age restriction and anyone can play the game. It is easy to learn and get into. Most people play the sport just for fun or exercise. There are some people who are gifted tennis players and it is normally picked up from a young age. These people are normally groomed their entire lives to play the sport professionally.
Professional players are getting younger by the day. Some players who are not yet 18 are Francis Tiafoe who was born in 1998 in the USA. He is recognized as the USA’s next rising star. At the age of 15 Tiafoe is named as the singles champion in Orange Bowl by being the youngest person to do so. He ranked enough points to get a wild card to play in the French open the following year.
Duck Hee Lee also born in 1998 is a junior tennis player from South Korea. Lee has remarkable achievements even for a player with a disability of being born deaf and can only feel the vibrations of the ball yet has achieved high combined ranking of 3 achieved on 24 March 2014. Lee’s biggest titles on the Junior Circuit include Grade 2 tournaments in Sarawak and Nanjing. At the young age of just twelve, he won the prestigious International Junior Eddie Herr tournament that was held in Bradenton, and only two years later qualified for the Open Junior Championships in Australia.
The American tennis player Stefan Kozlov whose ethnicity is Russian, reached quarterfinals at Wimbledon juniors but made it to the Top 20 in ITF World Junior Rankings, number 17. He made his debut on the ATP World Tour as a wild card at the Newport tournament in 2013.
Borna Coric has substantially noted wins over Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal as well as reaching 3 tour level semis. The Croatian professional tennis player in 2015, reached his best singles ranking of number 33 in the world numbers. He is currently the youngest player in the top 50 of the world rankings.
Nick Kyrgios has under his belt two Grand Slam entrances in the quarterfinal, substantially noted victories over Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. Kyrgios is an Australian professional tennis player and defeated the singles event for boys at the Australian Open in 2013 pluysa the doubles event at the Wimbledon Championships in 2013. Kyrgios’s has also achieved reaching the quarterfinals of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships.
Hyeon Chung who is from South Korea is a 19-year-old tennis player and has received the title of being the 2nd man from his country to get into the ATP’s Top 100. He has the proof under his belt of being consistent and having five challenger finals as well as 3 titles in 2015. Chung has played in numerous tennis tournaments since 2014 such as Bangkok Open, the US Open, Davis Cup, Australia Open, French Open and Wimbledon.
Andrey Rublev is a professional Russian tennis player. Rublev at the young age of 17 has made a name for himself in the big leagues. Rublev went down in history as the 1st teenager to be victorious at 5 ATP events.