The female tennis circuit is full of a barrage of new players who are raising their game and achieving new heights. This can be gauged by the fact that in the 3 WTA seasons many new female tennis stars being crowned as the Grand Slam champions. Like in the ATP, the legendary WTA singles players are nearing their retirement from the game. Thus, the emergence of the new players is making the tour more interesting. Let’s take a look at the best young female tennis players in current times.
Ash Barty (Australia)
The 2019 French Open champion is among the most talented young female tennis stars in the game. Barty currently tops the WTA singles rankings after having a great season last year. She also won the 2019 year and championship besides finishing the season as world number 1. The 23-year-old has a great game that pays off in all courts. She has already won 8 singles career titles.
Barty has also won a slam in the doubles category in the 2018 US Open. She is one of the most talented female tennis stars with a solid game and a bright future ahead. In the 2020 Australian Open the hard-hitting right-hander was among the top favorites. She however exited in the semi-final match. Barty could win many slams in the coming year on the WTA tour. She is particularly ruthless on the slow hard and clay courts.
Naomi Osaka (Japan)
Already a 2 time Grand Slam champion and former world number 1, Naomi Osaka has become a great champion at a young age. The Japanese starlet got her 1st major victory in the 2018 US Open singles beating the crowd favorite Serena Williams. She then won another slam in the 2019 Australian Open. Osaka has thus become one of the most successful female tennis stars in the last 2 years.
She has won 5 singles titles in her very young career. Her game has almost all shots and is effective on all court surfaces. Naomi is thus, expected to be one of the most dominant female tennis stars for many years. She has suffered the loss of form since the later part of 2019 and the consequent ranking downslide. Currently ranked as the world number 10, the starlet has the game and grit to bounce back soon.
Bianca Andreescu: Tennis Stars (Canada)
The 2019 US Open champion is currently ranked world number 6 among the WTA female tennis stars. Last year Andreescu truly announced herself to the tour with victories in Indian Wells and Canadian Masters besides the US Open. Bianca is one of the most naturally gifted players on the tennis court with a power-hitting game. She can play both attacking and defensive games with equal efficiency. Andreescu is thus one of the brightest young female tennis on the WTA tour.
These are the 3 best young female tennis stars currently in women’s tour. There have also been other notable champions like Jelena Ostapenko, Sofia Kenin, Belinda Bancic, etc who are making inroads on the tour. However, the above 3 players shine the brightest in terms of all-round performance and consistency.