Baseline is looking ahead to the new year by showcasing 21 players under 21 to watch out for in '21. To make the coveted list, players must be born in 2000 or later.
Not since perhaps Fabrice Santoro has a Frenchman disrupted the Roland Garros draw with an other-worldly ability to execute one of tennis’ most difficult plays, the drop shot. In Paris this fall, Hugo Gaston shocked the world when he upset Stan Wawrinka 2-6, 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-0 in the third round. But the wild card entry wasn’t done yet.