Youngest Grand Slam Winners in Tennis

Martina Hingis currently holds the record for the youngest man or woman to win a singles title at a grand slam tournament after she won the 1997 Australian Open at the age of 16 years and 117 days.

Hingis is one of three women to win a major singles title before the age of 17 (the others being Monica Seles and Tracy Austin).

The youngest male player to win a grand slam singles title is Michael Chang who won the 1989 French Open when he was 17 years and 110 days old.

Youngest Grand Slam Winners in Tennis

Youngest Grand Slam Winners Male Players

Michael Chang, Boris Becker, and Mats Wilander all won major titles before they turned eighteen.

More recently, Carlos Alcaraz became the 10th youngest male player to win a grand slam singles title and the 2nd youngest male player to win the US Open singles title, when he won the 2022 men’s singles title in New York.

RankPlayer’s NameTournamentYearsDays
1Michael Chang1989 Roland Garros17110
2Boris Becker1985 Wimbledon17228
3Mats Wilander1982 Roland Garros17293
4Bjorn Borg1974 Roland Garros1810
5Boris Becker1986 Wimbledon18198
6Rafael Nadal2005 Roland Garros193
7Björn Borg1975 Roland Garros1910
8Pete Sampras1990 US1929
9Mats Wilander1983 Australian19112
10Carlos Alcaraz2022 US19129
11Stefan Edberg1985 Australian19324
12Rafael Nadal2006 French209
13Björn Borg1976 Wimbledon2028
14Mats Wilander1984 Australian20109
15Lleyton Hewitt2001 US Open20198
16Boris Becker1989 Wimbledon20201
17John McEnroe1979 US Open20205
18Marat Safin2000 US Open20228
19Novak Djokovic2008 Aussie Open20251
20Boris Becker1989 US Open20264
21Gustavo Kuerten1997 Roland Garros20272
22Mats Wilander1985 Roland Garros20292
23Jim Courier1991 Roland Garros20297
24Juan Martín del Potro2009 US Open20356
25Björn Borg1977 Wimbledon217
26Rafael Nadal2007 French218
27Andy Roddick2003 US Open218
28Stefan Edberg1987 Australian Open2114
29Jimmy Connors1974 Australian Open21121
30Lleyton Hewitt2002 Wimbledon21134
31Jim Courier1992 Australian Open21163
32Mark Edmondson1976 Australian Open21195
33John McEnroe1980 US Open21205
34Carlos Moyá1998 French21285
35Jim Courier1992 French21296
36Jimmy Connors1974 Wimbledon21308
37Pete Sampras1993 Wimbledon21327
38Roger Federer2003 Wimbledon21333

Youngest Grand Slam Winners Female Players

The youngest female player to win a grand slam singles title is Martina Hingis who won the 1997 Australian Open when she was 16 years and 117 days old.

In more recent years, Emma Raducanu, Bianca Andreescu, and Iga Swiatek have all claimed grand slam singles titles before the age of 20.

RankPlayer’s NameTournamentYearsDays
1Martina Hingis1997 Australian16117
2Monica Seles1990 French16189
3Tracy Austin1979 US16270
4Martina Hingis1997 Wimbledon16278
5Martina Hingis1997 US16342
6Monica Seles1991 Australia1756
7Maria Sharapova2004 Wimbledon1775
8Martina Hingis1998 Australia17124
9Arantxa S. Vicario1989 French17174
10Monica Seles1991 French17189
11Monica Seles1991 US17280
12Serena Williams1999 US17350
13Steffi Graf1987 French17357
14Monica Seles1992 Australia1855
15Martina Hingis1999 Australia18123
16Monica Seles1992 French18188
17Steffi Graf1988 Australia18224
18Tracy Austin1981 US18275
19M.Seles1992 US18286
20Emma Raducanu2021 US18302
21Hana Mandlíková1980 Australia18329
22Steffi Graf1988 French18357
23Steffi Graf1988 Wimbledon1919
24M.Seles1993 Australia1960
25Svetlana Kuznetsova2004 US1976
26Bianca Andreescu2019 US1983
27Steffi Graf1988 US1989
28Iga Swiatek2020 French19132
29Chris Evert1974 French19176
30Chris Evert1974 Wimbledon19197
31Maria Sharapova2006 US19275
32Steffi Graf1989 Australia19229
33Iva Majoli1997 French19299
34Evonne Goolagong1971 French19309