Two of the game’s greatest players —Serena Williams and Roger Federer— headline the field. They are joined by a youth movement — 29 of the 77 initial entrants are 23 or young, including the top two WTA players, Ashleigh Barty (23) and Naomi Osaka (21).
Two of the greatest players in the game, Serena Williams and Roger Federer, are the oldest players in the field at 37 years old. Williams has won 23 majors, while Federer has 20.
Twenty-nine of the 77 initial entrants are aged 23 or younger, including the top two WTA players: Ashleigh Barty (23) and Naomi Osaka (21).
The nine former champs have won a combined 16 titles, including seven-time winner Federer and two-time champ Williams. Other past women’s champs are Victoria Azarenka, Kiki Bertens, Garbine Muguruza and Karolina Pliskova. Former men’s champs Marin Cilic, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal also are in the field.