Age of Grand Slam SFs - Open Era
Rank by Oldest
Mean Age of SF Match
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Mean Age of All SFs
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Age Difference of SF Match
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SFs Age Graph
SFs per Slam Graph
50 Youngest Semifinalists 1968-2013
Rank Player Year Tournament Age
1Michael Chang1989Roland Garros17y 3m 18d
2Boris Becker1985Wimbledon17y 7m 13d
3Mats Wilander1982Roland Garros17y 9m 13d
4Bjorn Borg1974Roland Garros18y 0m 8d
5Andre Agassi1988Roland Garros18y 1m 5d
6John McEnroe1977Wimbledon18y 4m 14d
7Andre Agassi1988US Open18y 4m 12d
8Boris Becker1986Wimbledon18y 7m 12d
9Andrei Medvedev1993Roland Garros18y 9m 4d
10Mats Wilander1983Roland Garros18y 9m 12d
11Boris Becker1986US Open18y 9m 15d
12Goran Ivanisevic1990Wimbledon18y 9m 23d
13Rafael Nadal2005Roland Garros19y 0m 0d
14Bjorn Borg1975Roland Garros19y 0m 7d
15Jimmy Arias1983US Open19y 0m 25d
16Pete Sampras1990US Open19y 0m 27d
17Pat Cash1984Wimbledon19y 1m 9d
18Bjorn Borg1975US Open19y 3m 0d
19Pat Cash1984US Open19y 3m 12d
20Mats Wilander1983Australian19y 3m 17d
21Andre Agassi1989US Open19y 4m 11d
22Boris Becker1987Roland Garros19y 6m 14d
23Lleyton Hewitt2000US Open19y 6m 16d
24John McEnroe1978US Open19y 6m 24d
25Mats Wilander1984Roland Garros19y 9m 17d
26Stefan Edberg1985Australian19y 10m 17d
27Rafael Nadal2006Roland Garros20y 0m 6d
28Novak Djokovic2007Roland Garros20y 0m 17d
29Bjorn Borg1976Wimbledon20y 0m 25d
30Rafael Nadal2006Wimbledon20y 1m 4d
31Andre Agassi1990Roland Garros20y 1m 10d
32Novak Djokovic2007Wimbledon20y 1m 15d
33Richard Krajicek1992Australian20y 1m 18d
34Mario Ancic2004Wimbledon20y 3m 2d
35Bjorn Borg1976US Open20y 3m 5d
36Mats Wilander1984Australian20y 3m 15d
37Novak Djokovic2007US Open20y 3m 17d
38Juan Carlos Ferrero2000Roland Garros20y 3m 28d
39Wayne Ferreira1992Australian20y 4m 9d
40Andre Agassi1990US Open20y 4m 10d
41Andy Roddick2003Australian20y 4m 25d
42Carlos Moya1997Australian20y 4m 28d
43David Nalbandian2002Wimbledon20y 6m 4d
44Lleyton Hewitt2001US Open20y 6m 15d
45Michael Chang1992US Open20y 6m 21d
46John McEnroe1979US Open20y 6m 23d
47Boris Becker1988Wimbledon20y 7m 10d
48Marcos Baghdatis2006Australian20y 7m 9d
49Marat Safin2000US Open20y 7m 13d
50Stefan Edberg1986US Open20y 7m 18d
50 Oldest Semifinalists 1968-2013
Rank Player Year Tournament Age
1Ken Rosewall1977Australian (J)42y 2m 5d
2Ken Rosewall1976Australian41y 2m 0d
3Pancho Gonzales1968Roland Garros40y 0m 29d
4Ken Rosewall1974US Open39y 10m 5d
5Ken Rosewall1974Wimbledon39y 8m 2d
6Jimmy Connors1991US Open39y 0m 5d
7Ken Rosewall1973US Open38y 10m 6d
8Ken Rosewall1972Australian37y 1m 30d
9Mal Anderson1972Australian36y 9m 29d
10Ken Rosewall1971Wimbledon36y 7m 29d
11Ken Rosewall1971Australian36y 2m 10d
12Ken Rosewall1970US Open35y 10m 10d
13Ken Rosewall1970Wimbledon35y 8m 0d
14Arthur Ashe1978Australian35y 5m 22d
15Andre Agassi2005US Open35y 4m 12d
16Colin Dibley1979Australian35y 3m 12d
17Jimmy Connors1987US Open35y 0m 11d
18Andres Gimeno1972Roland Garros34y 9m 30d
19Jimmy Connors1987Wimbledon34y 10m 1d
20Ken Rosewall1969Roland Garros34y 7m 4d
21Tom Okker1978Wimbledon34y 4m 14d
22Jonas Bjorkman2006Wimbledon34y 3m 14d
23Ken Rosewall1968US Open33y 10m 5d
24Nikola Pilic1973Roland Garros33y 9m 5d
25Andre Agassi2004Australian33y 9m 0d
26Ken Rosewall1968Roland Garros33y 7m 5d
27John McEnroe1992Wimbledon33y 4m 18d
28Andre Agassi2003US Open33y 4m 8d
29Jimmy Connors1985US Open33y 0m 5d
30Andres Gimeno1970Wimbledon32y 10m 29d
31Jimmy Connors1985Wimbledon32y 10m 3d
32Jimmy Connors1985Roland Garros32y 9m 5d
33Andre Agassi2003Australian32y 8m 26d
34Andre Agassi2002US Open32y 4m 9d
35Francois Jauffret1974Roland Garros32y 4m 5d
36Rainer Schuettler2008Wimbledon32y 2m 9d
37Jimmy Connors1984US Open32y 0m 6d
38Arthur Ashe1975Wimbledon31y 11m 23d
39Jimmy Connors1984Wimbledon31y 10m 4d
40Jimmy Connors1984Roland Garros31y 9m 6d
41Roger Taylor1973Wimbledon31y 8m 22d
42John Newcombe1976Australian31y 7m 10d
43John McEnroe1990US Open31y 6m 23d
44Ivan Lendl1991US Open31y 6m 0d
45Andres Gimeno1969Australian31y 5m 22d
46Roger Federer2013Australian31y 5m 17d
47Wayne Ferreira2003Australian31y 4m 9d
48Tommy Haas2009Wimbledon31y 3m 0d
49Andre Agassi2001Wimbledon31y 2m 8d
50David Ferrer2013Roland Garros31y 2m 5d
25 Youngest Slam SF Matches 1968-2013
Rank Year Tournament Winner Loser Average Age
11974Roland GarrosBjorn BorgHarold Solomon19y 10m 17d
21989Roland GarrosMichael ChangAndrei Chesnokov20y 3m 29d
32007Roland GarrosRafael NadalNovak Djokovic20y 6m 13d
41986US OpenMiloslav MecirBoris Becker20y 6m 18d
51993Roland GarrosSergi BrugueraAndrei Medvedev20y 6m 28d
62006WimbledonRafael NadalMarcos Baghdatis20y 6m 28d
72007WimbledonRafael NadalNovak Djokovic20y 7m 11d
81990WimbledonBoris BeckerGoran Ivanisevic20y 8m 19d
91982Roland GarrosMats WilanderJose-Luis Clerc20y 9m 16d
101985WimbledonBoris BeckerAnders Jarryd20y 9m 19d
111986WimbledonBoris BeckerHenri Leconte20y 9m 22d
121992WimbledonGoran IvanisevicPete Sampras20y 10m 6d
131988Roland GarrosMats WilanderAndre Agassi20y 11m 8d
142004WimbledonAndy RoddickMario Ancic21y 0m 17d
151975US OpenJimmy ConnorsBjorn Borg21y 1m 17d
161987Roland GarrosMats WilanderBoris Becker21y 1m 29d
172002WimbledonDavid NalbandianXavier Malisse21y 2m 25d
181983US OpenIvan LendlJimmy Arias21y 3m 14d
192003US OpenAndy RoddickDavid Nalbandian21y 4m 5d
202003WimbledonRoger FedererAndy Roddick21y 4m 17d
212005Roland GarrosRafael NadalRoger Federer21y 4m 29d
222008Roland GarrosRafael NadalNovak Djokovic21y 6m 11d
231990US OpenAndre AgassiBoris Becker21y 7m 0d
241992US OpenPete SamprasJim Courier21y 6m 30d
251977WimbledonJimmy ConnorsJohn McEnroe21y 7m 5d
25 Oldest Slam SF Matches 1968-2013
Rank Year Tournament Winner Loser Average Age
11974US OpenKen RosewallJohn Newcombe35y 0m 25d
21968Roland GarrosRod LaverPancho Gonzales34y 11m 14d
31973US OpenJohn NewcombeKen Rosewall34y 0m 26d
41977Australian (J)Roscoe TannerKen Rosewall33y 8m 14d
51974WimbledonKen RosewallStan Smith33y 7m 12d
61968Roland GarrosKen RosewallAndres Gimeno32y 2m 20d
71970WimbledonKen RosewallRoger Taylor32y 2m 8d
82003AustralianAndre AgassiWayne Ferreira32y 0m 18d
91972AustralianMal AndersonAlex Metreveli31y 11m 30d
101971WimbledonJohn NewcombeKen Rosewall31y 10m 18d
111972AustralianKen RosewallAllan Stone31y 8m 9d
121971AustralianKen RosewallTom Okker31y 6m 15d
131976AustralianMark EdmondsonKen Rosewall31y 4m 5d
141987US OpenIvan LendlJimmy Connors31y 3m 9d
151972Roland GarrosAndres GimenoAlex Metreveli31y 2m 14d
161970US OpenKen RosewallJohn Newcombe31y 0m 30d
171975WimbledonArthur AsheTony Roche31y 0m 21d
181978AustralianJohn MarksArthur Ashe30y 9m 7d
191976AustralianJohn NewcombeRay Ruffels30y 8m 11d
201975AustralianJohn NewcombeTony Roche30y 1m 12d
211985WimbledonKevin CurrenJimmy Connors30y 1m 3d
221982US OpenJimmy ConnorsGuillermo Vilas30y 0m 17d
231991US OpenJim CourierJimmy Connors30y 0m 13d
242001WimbledonPatrick RafterAndre Agassi29y 10m 8d
251990AustralianIvan LendlYannick Noah29y 9m 14d
25 Youngest Slam SF 1968-2013
Rank Year Tournament Semi-Finalists Average Age
11993Roland GarrosAndrei Medvedev, Richard Krajicek, Sergi Bruguera, Jim Courier21y 4m 11d
21989Roland GarrosMichael Chang, Boris Becker, Andrei Chesnokov, Stefan Edberg21y 4m 24d
31977WimbledonJohn McEnroe, Bjorn Borg, Vitas Gerulaitis, Jimmy Connors21y 9m 18d
41992AustralianRichard Krajicek, Wayne Ferreira, Jim Courier, Stefan Edberg21y 11m 27d
51991Roland GarrosJim Courier, Andre Agassi, Michael Stich, Boris Becker22y 0m 9d
62007WimbledonNovak Djokovic, Richard Gasquet, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer22y 0m 17d
71986US OpenBoris Becker, Stefan Edberg, Miloslav Mecir, Ivan Lendl22y 0m 21d
81988Roland GarrosAndre Agassi, Jonas Svensson, Mats Wilander, Henri Leconte22y 1m 8d
91985AustralianStefan Edberg, Mats Wilander, Slobodan Zivojinovic, Ivan Lendl22y 3m 26d
101974AustralianJimmy Connors, Ross Case, John Alexander, Phil Dent22y 5m 16d
111992US OpenMichael Chang, Pete Sampras, Jim Courier, Stefan Edberg22y 7m 4d
121986WimbledonBoris Becker, Slobodan Zivojinovic, Henri Leconte, Ivan Lendl22y 8m 21d
131975Roland GarrosBjorn Borg, Guillermo Vilas, Eddie Dibbs, Adriano Panatta22y 9m 8d
142004WimbledonMario Ancic, Andy Roddick, Roger Federer, Sebastien Grosjean22y 9m 9d
151983AustralianMats Wilander, Tim Mayotte, Ivan Lendl, John McEnroe22y 9m 21d
162008AustralianNovak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Roger Federer22y 10m 19d
172008Roland GarrosNovak Djokovic, Gael Monfils, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer22y 10m 29d
182002WimbledonDavid Nalbandian, Lleyton Hewitt, Xavier Malisse, Tim Henman22y 10m 29d
191975US OpenBjorn Borg, Jimmy Connors, Guillermo Vilas, Manuel Orantes22y 11m 22d
202008US OpenNovak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer22y 11m 27d
211978US OpenJohn McEnroe, Bjorn Borg, Vitas Gerulaitis, Jimmy Connors22y 11m 28d
221994Roland GarrosAlberto Berasategui, Sergi Bruguera, Jim Courier, Magnus Larsson23y 0m 27d
231987Roland GarrosBoris Becker, Mats Wilander, Miloslav Mecir, Ivan Lendl23y 1m 27d
241970Roland GarrosGeorges Goven, Zeljko Franulovic, Cliff Richey, Jan Kodes23y 2m 10d
241989US OpenAndre Agassi, Boris Becker, Aaron Krickstein, Ivan Lendl23y 2m 10d
25 Oldest Slam SF 1968-2013
Rank Year Tournament Semi-Finalists Average Age
11968Roland GarrosPancho Gonzales, Ken Rosewall, Andres Gimeno, Rod Laver33y 7m 2d
21972AustralianKen Rosewall, Mal Anderson, Alex Metreveli, Allan Stone31y 10m 5d
31976AustralianKen Rosewall, John Newcombe, Ray Ruffels, Mark Edmondson31y 0m 9d
41970WimbledonKen Rosewall, Andres Gimeno, Roger Taylor, John Newcombe30y 10m 6d
51973US OpenKen Rosewall, John Newcombe, Jan Kodes, Stan Smith30y 7m 7d
61977Australian (J)Ken Rosewall, John Alexander, Roscoe Tanner, Guillermo Vilas29y 3m 29d
71991US OpenJimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl, Stefan Edberg, Jim Courier29y 3m 18d
82001WimbledonAndre Agassi, Goran Ivanisevic, Patrick Rafter, Tim Henman29y 1m 4d
91974US OpenKen Rosewall, John Newcombe, Roscoe Tanner, Jimmy Connors28y 9m 5d
101969Roland GarrosKen Rosewall, Rod Laver, Tom Okker, Tony Roche28y 8m 10d
111999US OpenCedric Pioline, Andre Agassi, Todd Martin, Yevgeny Kafelnikov28y 7m 3d
121971AustralianKen Rosewall, Arthur Ashe, Tom Okker, Robert Lutz28y 5m 27d
131971WimbledonKen Rosewall, John Newcombe, Tom Gorman, Stan Smith28y 5m 10d
142013AustralianRoger Federer, David Ferrer, Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic28y 4m 29d
151978AustralianArthur Ashe, Guillermo Vilas, John Marks, Hank Pfister28y 3m 14d
161975AustralianJohn Newcombe, Dick Crealy, Tony Roche, Jimmy Connors28y 2m 15d
171974WimbledonKen Rosewall, Stan Smith, Dick Stockton, Jimmy Connors28y 1m 9d
182013Roland GarrosDavid Ferrer, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic28y 1m 4d
192012Roland GarrosRoger Federer, David Ferrer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic28y 0m 8d
201979AustralianColin Dibley, Guillermo Vilas, Victor Amaya, John Sadri27y 10m 10d
212003AustralianAndre Agassi, Wayne Ferreira, Rainer Schuettler, Andy Roddick27y 9m 22d
221970US OpenKen Rosewall, John Newcombe, Tony Roche, Cliff Richey27y 9m 18d
232002US OpenAndre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Sjeng Schalken, Lleyton Hewitt27y 8m 27d
241973Roland GarrosNikola Pilic, Tom Gorman, Ilie Nastase, Adriano Panatta27y 8m 22d
252008WimbledonRainer Schuettler, Marat Safin, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal27y 4m 28d
25 Smallest Age Differences
Slam SFs 1968-2013 (* = older player)
Rank Year Tournament Winner Finalist Age Difference
12002AustralianThomas JohanssonJiri Novak*0y 0m 2d
22012AustralianNovak DjokovicAndy Murray*0y 0m 7d
31986Roland GarrosMikael PernforsHenri Leconte*0y 0m 12d
41976US OpenJimmy ConnorsGuillermo Vilas*0y 0m 16d
41982US OpenJimmy ConnorsGuillermo Vilas*0y 0m 16d
42002Roland GarrosJuan Carlos FerreroMarat Safin*0y 0m 16d
71977US OpenGuillermo Vilas*Harold Solomon0y 1m 0d
81992WimbledonGoran IvanisevicPete Sampras*0y 1m 1d
81995WimbledonPete Sampras*Goran Ivanisevic0y 1m 1d
81996US OpenPete Sampras*Goran Ivanisevic0y 1m 1d
112006US OpenAndy RoddickMikhail Youzhny*0y 2m 5d
122006US OpenRoger FedererNikolay Davydenko*0y 2m 6d
122007Roland GarrosRoger FedererNikolay Davydenko*0y 2m 6d
122007US OpenRoger FedererNikolay Davydenko*0y 2m 6d
151994US OpenAndre Agassi*Todd Martin0y 2m 9d
161990AustralianIvan Lendl*Yannick Noah0y 2m 11d
161998US OpenMark PhilippoussisCarlos Moya*0y 2m 11d
181998WimbledonGoran Ivanisevic*Richard Krajicek0y 2m 23d
191998AustralianMarcelo Rios*Nicolas Escude0y 3m 8d
201992Roland GarrosJim CourierAndre Agassi*0y 3m 19d
211989US OpenBoris BeckerAaron Krickstein*0y 3m 20d
221968US OpenArthur Ashe*Clark Graebner0y 3m 25d
231980AustralianKim Warwick*Guillermo Vilas0y 4m 9d
241997WimbledonPete SamprasTodd Woodbridge*0y 4m 10d
252006Roland GarrosRoger Federer*David Nalbandian0y 4m 24d
25 Largest Age Differences
Slam SFs 1968-2013 (* = older player)
Rank Year Tournament Winner Finalist Age Difference
11976AustralianMark EdmondsonKen Rosewall*19y 7m 22d
21991US OpenJim CourierJimmy Connors*17y 11m 15d
31977Australian (J)Roscoe TannerKen Rosewall*16y 11m 13d
41987WimbledonPat CashJimmy Connors*12y 8m 25d
51990US OpenPete SamprasJohn McEnroe*12y 5m 27d
62005US OpenAndre Agassi*Robby Ginepri12y 5m 8d
71978WimbledonBjorn BorgTom Okker*12y 3m 15d
81974WimbledonKen Rosewall*Stan Smith12y 1m 12d
91979AustralianJohn SadriColin Dibley*12y 0m 0d
101983Roland GarrosMats WilanderJose Higueras*11y 5m 21d
111992WimbledonAndre AgassiJohn McEnroe*11y 2m 13d
121972AustralianKen Rosewall*Allan Stone10y 11m 12d
131973Roland GarrosNikola Pilic*Adriano Panatta10y 10m 12d
142002US OpenAndre Agassi*Lleyton Hewitt10y 9m 26d
151969Roland GarrosKen Rosewall*Tony Roche10y 6m 15d
161968Roland GarrosRod LaverPancho Gonzales*10y 3m 0d
171988US OpenIvan Lendl*Andre Agassi10y 1m 22d
171989US OpenIvan Lendl*Andre Agassi10y 1m 22d
192008WimbledonRafael NadalRainer Schuettler*10y 1m 9d
201976US OpenBjorn BorgIlie Nastase*9y 10m 18d
212003US OpenJuan Carlos FerreroAndre Agassi*9y 9m 14d
222004AustralianMarat SafinAndre Agassi*9y 8m 29d
231972AustralianMal Anderson*Alex Metreveli9y 7m 30d
241970US OpenKen Rosewall*John Newcombe9y 6m 21d
241971WimbledonJohn NewcombeKen Rosewall*9y 6m 21d
241973US OpenJohn NewcombeKen Rosewall*9y 6m 21d
241974US OpenKen Rosewall*John Newcombe9y 6m 21d
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