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coco gauff

  • This one, though, was special, potentially the sort of changing-of-the-guard moment that people could remember for years.

    Coco Gauff grew up admiring the Williams sisters. Picked up a tennis racket as a little girl because of them. And on Monday at Wimbledon, still just 15, Gauff beat one of them.

  • Gauff, who came to the tournament via a qualifying competition wildcard and ranked 313, can also expect to be challenging in the second week again in the future, ...

    Coco Gauff’s dream Wimbledon run came to an abrupt end on Monday when the consistency of seventh seed and former world number one Simona Halep proved a step too far for the 15-year-old American, who went down 6-3 6-3 in only 75 minutes.

  • And Gauff managed to do it after losing in the last round of qualifying, then moving into the main draw as a “lucky loser” when another player withdrew from the field.

    Coco Gauff is still just 15. She also is already the owner of a WTA singles title.

  • Incredibly, this time last week Gauff was preparing for a science exam having jetted into London at short notice after being handed a wildcard for the qualifying event.

    American 15-year-old Cori “Coco” Gauff showed her stunning first-round defeat of Venus Williams was no flash in the pan as she outclassed Magdalena Rybarikova 6-3 6-3 to reach the third round of Wimbledon on Wednesday.

  • Gauff is the youngest player to qualify for Wimbledon in the Open era and the youngest to ...

    Fifteen-year-old Cori Gauff clawed her way back from a set and 5-2 down and saved two match points to beat Slovenia’s Polona Hercog 3-6 7-6(7) 7-5 on Friday and reach the Wimbledon fourth round.

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