No teens in the top 250!
When was the last time this happened?
As per Slasher's live ranking thread, the first 19 year old to appear on the list is Japan's Taro Daniel ranked 282, and the first 18 year old is Luke Saville ranked 349.
Compare this with the era of tennis prodigies seven years back when we had teenage players like Murray, Nadal, Djokovic and Gasquet well inside the top 100.
Dirth of talent or passing phase?
“What a fate: to be condemned to work for a firm where the slightest negligence at once gave rise to the gravest suspicion! Were all the employees nothing but a bunch of scoundrels, was there not among them one single loyal devoted man who, had he wasted only an hour or so of the firm's time in the morning, was so tormented by conscience as to be driven out of his mind and actually incapable of leaving his bed?”
- G.S; before his inevitable demise