Unheralded Coco Gauff and Reilly Opelka advance at Wimbledon

Wimbledon 2019: Coco Gauff beats Magdalena Rybarikova to reach third round

Atlanta-born 15-year-old Coco Gauff wins second-round match at Wimbledon

She broke 30-year-old Rybarikova's serve to love to go 4-2 up, losing just five points on her own serve throughout the entire first set.

CORI "COCO" Gauff, the 15-year-old American tennis prodigy, will break into the world's top 200 next week following her 6-3 6-3 success over Magdalena Rybarikova at Wimbledon on Wednesday evening.

Earlier on Wednesday, she had skilled briefly under the survey of 18-time Spacious Slam champion Rafael Nadal earlier than being approached for a chat by Roger Federer, an eight-time victor in these parts, better than six hours earlier than she indirectly obtained to play.

More insightfully, he added, "one thing we noticed was that she had a unique ability to actually concentrate for 15 to 20 minutes".

Gauff was born in 2004 - some four years after Venus Williams, her first-round scalp, won her first title on the grass of SW19. She could, however, be prevented from doing additional requests such as one-on-one broadcast interviews.

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Johnson won fewer total points (150-149), earned fewer service breaks (3-2) and made almost twice as many unforced errors (45-25). Johnson's best Grand Slam showing was a fourth-round run at the All England Club in 2016, which ended with a loss to Federer.


Meanwhile, Johanna Konta is hoping to continue to have British support as she looks to move through to the third round of Wimbledon. But Gauff kept fighting for every point, making returns at every chance and preventing Rybarikova from ever getting comfortable.

Gauff, ranked 313 in the world, defeated 2017 semi-finalist Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 6-3, 6-3 in the first match played entirely under the new Court One roof. "I wouldn't be here if it wasn't for her", she said in the wake of her victory over Venus.

"They just told me, you have another match. If I don't think I can win the match then I won't even step on the court", she said.

"Not at all. I think I can beat anyone that's across the court", she added. "So I had to play, played a lot of tennis on the baseline today".

"Amazing" was how the USTA's general manager of player development, Martin Blackman, summed up her performance. "So that's why I gave her some water, because no one really did anything". I think it's quite amusing, because I think for a lot of players, when they play their first Grand Slam, they have zero expectations.

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If she defeats Hercog, then she might perchance perchance attain up in opposition to susceptible world no 1 Simona Halep in the fourth spherical. I'm kind of star struck.

Earlier this year at 15, she became the youngest to win a Grand Slam qualifying match at the French Open. Latest no 1 Ashleigh Barty or perchance with out a doubt one of her idols, Serena Williams. A "come on" followed, and there were two more in that game, one following a sizzling forehand victor that allowed her to hold serve.

"She beat Venus. Everybody went insane", said Codey Gauff, the teen's brother.

'All eyes are on her, and she's handling it really good, ' said Hercog's coach, Zeljko Krajan.

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