Marcus Willis is currently working on a building site, and from there he sees no way back to the tennis circuit. One of the more colourful careers of recent times in British tennis has come to an end, with the one-time unlikely hero of Wimbledon finally calling it quits.
Consequently, who is the oldest tennis player currently on tour?
Career Titles: 5
El Aynaoui has been playing professionally since 1990 and is still going strong. In 2017, El Aynaoui, at the age of 45, won an IFT match against 23-year-old Bernd Kossler. This win means that El Aynaoui is the oldest player to currently have an ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) ranking.
In this way, who is the hardest hitter in tennis?
VIDEOS: 7 of the fastest shots ever recorded
- Sam Groth – 163.7 mph. This guy smashes bombs on the regular. …
- Sabine Lisicki – 131.0 mph. The 26-year-old German is one of the most-feared servers on tour. …
- Milos Raonic – 155.3 mph. …
- James Blake – 125 mph. …
- Serena Williams – 96 mph. …
- Rafael Nadal – 103 mph.
Who has been number 1 in tennis the longest?
|Characteristic||Number of weeks at No. 1|
|Roger Federer (SUI)||310|
|Pete Sampras (USA)||286|
|Novak Djokovic (SRB)||275|
|Ivan Lendl (CZE)||270|
USA’s Michael Chang is the youngest men’s tennis player to win a Grand Slam title.
|Age||17 years 174 days|
|Grand Slam||1989 French Open|