Select your Top Menu from wp menus

15 year old tennis sensation, who defeated Venus Williams, advances to the round of 16 at Wimbledon

15 year old tennis sensation, who defeated Venus Williams, advances to the round of 16 at Wimbledon
Spread the love

The 15 year old sent shock waves round the world when she defeated, her idol, Venus Williams in her first-round match.

Cori ” Coco” Gauff continues to thrill audiences and bookmakers at she make a sensational advancement into  the round of 16 in the tennis competition. This makes her the youngest player to advance this far since 1991, when Jennifer Capriati made the semifinals as a 15 yer old.

Gauff was down a set and two separate match points in her third-round match against Polona Hercog of Slovenia on Friday, but she came back to win 3-6, 7-6 (9-7), 7-5.

Gauff said in a press conference, she knew she could win, even when she was down 2 -5 in a set.

“I was like, I can fight back – I just need to hold serve and then break”.

As the youngest woman to qualify for Wimbledon in modern era, Gauff is playing the most high profile matches of her career.

About The Author

Related posts

1 Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.