Publisher: World Heralds
Author: Eric M Turnbull
Coco Gauff, the youngest American to make it this far at the U.S. Open in years, defeated Zhang in straight sets of 7-5, 7-5.
Cori Gauff has a career-high ranking of world No. 11 in singles. She also reached the world-number-one spot in doubles.
Gauff is the youngest WTA champion in more than a decade. She has won two singles titles and five doubles titles, partnering with Caty McNally on three occasions.
She is ranked 1 in the world from her win at the 2018 French Open. She’s also a junior Grand Slam doubles champion, coming in first at the 2018 US Open.
At the age of 15, she reached her first major final. By 2021, she had reached a major final in doubles and in 2022 she had achieved the same in singles.
Through the first week of television coverage in the United States, each of Serena’s matches drew more viewers than the one before.
She has achieved many milestones in the past month, such as becoming a doubles No.1 and her ever-improving game is closer to her goal of being a singles No. 1 and achieving a major title.
Gauff is a 20-year-old American tennis player who became famous after beating Venus Williams at Wimbledon in the opening round.
Gauff made her debut on the WTA Tour in Miami earlier and had her first win. She received a wildcard to qualify at Wimbledon, making her the youngest player ever to make a main draw of the tournament!