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Teenage sensation Cori Gauff walks into Washington Open


Cori Gauff has already recognized as the next big thing on the WTA Tour, succeeded the junior tennis world in 2018 with titles of Roland Garros and Orange Bowl.

Wimbledon sensation 15-years-old Gauff has continued her notable escalation as she has come through Washington Open, qualified to reach the third main single draw of her flourishing career.

Gauff qualified for the Wimbledon and Miami Open which was her initial success.

Gauff has become a celebrity overnight by beating Venus Williams, Magdalena Rybarikova, and Polona Hercog. This made the tennis world shook up. But in the fourth round, she was ousted by Simona Halep who won the Wimbledon championship 2019.

She had escalated to consistently qualifying in back to back matches at the Washington Open last weekend. After Guff’s final qualifying match, she said: “I was glad that I was able to get a feel of how it is, the site, playing those two qualifying matches, the weather is similar to home, so I felt like I’ve been practicing at home. I’ll be happy playing on any court.”

Serena Williams said, she’s a “big fan” of Gauff. Williams’ renowned coach Patrick Mouratoglou said, “the teenager was this month competing at a level befitting a player ranked inside the top 20 women in the world.”

Gauff has received messages of support from other promising young players, including of 21-year-old Frances Tiafoe, who is considered as one of the magnificent talents for upcoming generation in men’s single competition.


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