Big Time Title Winning Teens Among Active Players
after maria sharapova clinched her 15th title today, at the age of 19 years and 6 months, it made me curious as to see if any of the top active players had similar accomplishments to maria. i also looked up teen phenom monica seles. here is the interesting info i found.
monica seles - 32 titles (8 grand slams, 3 yec)
martina hingis - 31 titles (5 grand slams, 1 yec)
maria sharapova - 15 titles (2 grand slams, 1 yec)
kim clijsters - 13 titles (0 grand slams, 1 yec)
serena williams - 10 titles (1 grand slam, 0 yec)
venus williams - 9 titles (0 grand slams, 0 yec)
svetlana kuznetsova - 5 titles (1 grand slam, 0 yec)
mary pierce - 5 titles (0 grand slams, 0 yec)
lindsay davenport - 5 titles (0 grand slams, 0 yec)
justine henin-hardenne - 5 titles (0 grand slams, 0 yec)
also, note that mary pierce won her first grand slam within weeks of her twentieth birthday.
dementieva + sharapova + bartoli + chakvetadze