The Future Female Tennis Stars – Who to Look Out For in 2024

16 year-old Russian Mirra Andreeva became the third-youngest player - at 15 years - to win a WTA 1000 main-draw match, at this year’s Madrid Open. She joins gsport’s list of five tennis players to following 2024 also including Coco Gauff, Emma Raducanu, Zheng Qinwen and Wang Xinyu, starting with the WTA’s January tournaments in Australia. Photo: Mirra Andreeva on Instagram

2023 unveiled the depth of talent in the WTA tour with four different women winning the Grand Slams, beckoning a new wave of stars. With 2024 and the first slam of the year fast approaching, gsport takes a look at five young tennis players to look out for.

Ashlyn Krueger Wins First WTA Title

American teenager Ashlyn Krueger has broken new ground in her young career, capturing her first WTA tour event title at the 2023 Japan Open in Osaka on Sunday, 17 September. Photo: WTA (Instagram)

American teenager Ashlyn Krueger breaks new ground in her young career, capturing her first WTA tour event title at the 2023 Japan Open.
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Madrid Open Apologises for Silencing Women’s Doubles Finalists

Organisers of the Madrid Open issue an apology to women’s doubles finalists for not giving them the opportunity to address the crowd after their clash, saying: “Not giving the chance to our finalists of women’s doubles to speak to fans after the match was unacceptable.”
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Iga Swiatek Cruises to French Open Title

Iga Swiatek cruised to her second French Open title dominating teenager Coco Gauff in the final, as the world number one claimed her 35th successive victory on Saturday, 4 June 2022. Photo: Roland Garros (Twitter)

Iga Swiatek cruises to her second French Open title dominating Coco Gauff in the final, as the world number one claims her 35th successive victory.
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Coco Gauff Becomes Youngest Roland Garros Finalist

American Coco Gauff will face world no.1 Iga Swiatek for the French Open title after she succeeded into her maiden Grand Slam final with a straight sets win over Martina Trevisan on Thursday, 2 June 2022. Photo: Roland Garros (Twitter)

American Coco Gauff will face world no.1 Iga Swiatek for the French Open title, saying: “I think I am in the mindset now where it doesn’t matter. I know I am going to be happy regardless.”
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