Coco Gauff Wins the U.S. Open for her first Grand Slam title at age 19 by Associated Press
This was what so many folks figured Coco Gauff would do at some point. Didn’t matter how young she was. Didn’t matter whether there were setbacks along the way. Those outsized expectations did not make the task of becoming a Grand Slam champion as a teenager any easier — especially when that chorus was accompanied by voices of others who doubted her.
She did it, though. At age 19. At the U.S. Open, she used to come as a kid with her parents to watch her idols, Serena and Venus Williams, compete.
Gauff set aside a so-so start and surged to her first major championship by coming back to defeat Aryna Sabalenka 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the U.S. Open final on Saturday, delighting a raucous crowd that was loud from start to finish. You can read more by going to the link below: