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Stats Corner: 14 14-year-olds

Usue Arconada just became the 14th 14-year-old to win a WTA match since 2000 - qualies or main draw. Who's the only 14-year-old to win two main draw matches since 2000? Find out...

Published July 30, 2013 12:00

Stats Corner: 14 14-year-olds
Sesil Karatantcheva

WASHINGTON DC, USA - You're 14 years old, you take a deep breath, walk onto the court - and win. Only a handful of 14-year-olds have managed to do that at the main draw or qualifying level since 2000, the latest being American Usue Arconada, who won her first qualifying match in Washington DC.

Since 2000, only 14 14-year-olds, and no one younger, have won WTA main draw or qualifying matches (five in main draw, nine in qualifying). Here's a list of all those phenoms - did you guess right?

Varvara Lepchenko
(won one qualifying match at 2000 Tashkent)
Aleksandra Wozniak
(won two qualifying matches at 2001 Quebec City)
Jarmila Gajdosova
(won one qualifying match at 2001 Bratislava)
Maria Sharapova
(won one main draw match at 2002 Indian Wells)
Timea Bacsinszky
(won one qualifying match at 2003 Zurich)
** Sesil Karatantcheva **
(won two main draw matches at 2004 Indian Wells)
Ayumi Morita
(won one qualifying match at 2005 Tokyo [Pan Pacific])
Tamira Paszek
(won one main draw match at 2005 Linz)
Gabriela Dabrowski
(won one qualifying match at 2006 Quebec City)
Michelle Larcher de Brito
(won one main draw match at 2007 Miami)
Nigina Abduraimova
(won one qualifying match at 2008 Tashkent)
Madison Keys
(won one main draw match at 2009 Ponte Vedra Beach)
Yulia Putintseva
(won two qualifying matches at 2009 Luxembourg)
Usue Arconada
(won one qualifying match at 2013 Washington DC)

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