Over recent years there have been incessant calls about the men’s side post the ‘Big Three’ triumvirate. When will the Next Gen stand up to be counted?
Then after Ash Barty’s sudden retirement, there were some murmurs about who could take charge on the WTA side.
Well the Miami Open provided some answers for sure, teenage sensation Carlos Alcaraz won his first Masters 1000 title going 7-5, 6-4 against sixth seed Casper Ruud.
Iga Swiatek is now officially the WTA world No.1 and is more than playing like it. 17 consecutive wins, the Sunshine Double in the bag courtesy of another pristine display posting 6-4, 6-0 versus Naomi Osaka.
These two will be picking up plenty of “youngest to…” accolades throughout their careers.