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Who is Cori Gauff? Here are Some Cori Gauff Facts you dont realy know about the 15-year-old who stuns five-time champion Venus Williams with straight sets victory in Wimbledon first round.
- Cori Gauff beat Venus Williams 6-4, 6-4 in the first round of Wimbledon
- American overcame 24-year age gap to stun Williams on her tournament debut
- 15-year-old is the youngest woman to qualify for the tournament in the Open era
Cori Gauff overcame a 24-year age gap to stun Venus Williams on her Wimbledon debut.
Gauff served superbly, being broken only once, and showed tremendous composure in her first main draw match at a grand slam, making just eight unforced errors compared to 25 for her 39-year-old opponent.
Here are some Other Facts about her:
Cori Gauff Facts
Cori Gauff. Cori “Coco” Gauff (born March 13, 2004) is an American junior tennis player. She is the youngest ever finalist in the girls’ singles event at the US Open. She won the Junior Roland Garros (French Open) in 2018, the second youngest athlete to do so.
Gauff started playing tennis at the age of seven. She grew up in Atlanta, but moved to Florida to have better opportunities to train in tennis. Her father Corey played basketball at Georgia State University and her mother Candi was a track and field athlete at Florida State University.
Cori Gauff Professional career
Gauff made her ITF debut in May 2018 as a qualifier into the $25K event at Osprey, where she won her first professional match.
The 15-year-old American is the youngest woman to qualify for the tournament in the Open era but she played like a veteran in an excellent 6-4 6-4 victory, against Venus Williams.