Comment | Federer, Nadal Spearhead Veterans March At Majors

Since Wimbledon 2016, every major has been won by a man over the age of 30. Will this trend continue?

Rafael Nadal chats to Roger Federer during 2017 Laver Cup
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have shared the past six majors | Beth Wilson

By Stephen Higgins | 8 July 2018

While the 2018 Wimbledon tournament has primarily garnered attention for the decimation of its women’s seeds, an interesting pattern is shaping the men’s draw.

After the third round matches were completed, there were almost twice as many players over the age of 28 in the men’s field compared with the women’s. This is not a new development either as the men’s tour continues to tick up in age.

I wrote a full piece about this topic for Paddy Power News. Provided you’re over 18, you can read it right here.