US Open 2023: Coco Gauff crashes into the final | video

There is already a new female tennis star in the United States. Coco Gauff, number 6 in the world, at just 19 years old, he qualified for 2023 US Open Final and on Saturday he will try to get his first Grand Slam.

Called the heir of the Williams sisters, Gauff defeated the Czech in the semi-finals Karolina MuchovaRanked 10th at 6–4 and 7–5 in two hours and three minutes and thus became the youngest American to reach the New York Great final since. Serena Williams in 1999

The semi-final bout against Mukhova, which Gauff scored on his sixth match point and had highlights such as 40 shots in the final game, was suspended for about 50 minutes at the start of the second set due to environmental protest at the stands. .

One of three protesters stuck his bare feet into the ground and Arthur Ashe Stadium security worked for over 30 minutes to force him out of the venue.

Gauff will fight in the title match with the Belarusian Arina Sobolenkowhich on Monday will become the new WTA ranking number.

This is not the first Grand Slam final for Gauff, who fell short of glory at Roland Garros in 2022 but eventually lost to Pole Iga Swiatek.

“It’s crazy. I grew up watching this tournament, so it means a lot to me to be in the final,” the African-American tennis player, who was born in Delray Beach, Florida, in 2004, said tonight, immediately after the match.

I have a lot to celebrate, but the work is not finished yet, so I hope you will support me on Saturday.

(according to information from EFE)

Source: Aristegui Noticias