Originally Posted by sportsfan1
Rafa, Sampras, Becker all made it in their teens. Not saying they declined scholarships, but given that a player is considered over the hill by late 20s, the sense of urgency is probably not misplaced.
not these days. The game is more physical now and players are maturing later. There is something like 2 teens in the top 100 at the moment. While players like Fish,Melzer and others are playing the best tennis of their life while pushing 30.