17-year-old tennis starlet, Coco Gauff, has made history again.
On Monday, June 7, Gauff became the youngest woman to reach a grand slam quarter final since 2006 at the 2021 French Open.
She beat Ons Jabeur in just 53 minutes at Roland Garros, 6-3 6-1, to reach her first ever grand slam quarterfinal.
“I feel like all my matches have been — I don’t know how to say it, but straightforward wins, like no crazy three sets and stuff,” said world No. 25 Gauff. “As we know, I have had a lot of those in the past.
“I just feel like this has been the most consistent tennis I have played at this level. Hopefully I can keep that going. “
At 17 years and 86 days old, Gauff is the youngest player to make a grand slam quarterfinal since Nicole Vaidisova reached the last eight at the 2006 French Open.
Gauff also became the youngest American to reach the quarterfinal of grand slam since Venus Williams did at the 1997 US Open.
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Source: Linda Ikeji