The Big Three Has Officially Created a Lost Generation

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By Jon Wertheim Also in this week’s mailbag: Have we already forgotten about Carlos Alcaraz? Some Australian Open post-mortem…. The dreaded ICYMI, but here’s the top 50 column from Australia. MailbagHi, Jon, Great coverage of the Australian Open. As the latest tennis rankings show, we have a fascinating “lost generation” narrative in tennis. In the top 10 today among men, every player is aged 25 and under except for Djokovic and Nadal, who are over a decade older at ages 35 and 36, respectively. In the top 20, they are the only players older than 27, representing a gap of at least 8 years. Wou…

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