[Yahoo] French junior finalists find Slam glory (AP)

Rusty Backhand
05-29-2005, 04:31 PM
Second place isn't so bad when it comes to the French Open junior championship. In the past three decades, the runners-up at Roland Garros have gone on to greater Grand Slam success than junior champions. Since John McEnroe won the juniors title in 1977, the only French juniors champions to win major titles have been Ivan Lendl, Mats Wilander and Stefan Edberg.