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This 15-Year-Old Beats Venus Williams In First Round Of Wimbledon


This 15-Year-Old Beats Venus Williams In First Round Of Wimbledon

The wild card made it big!

History was made as Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff fell for a brief moment and dropped her racket in tears. She won against Venus Williams in the Wimbledon, the Grand Slam winner who has earned the title 4 times even before she was born. On top of that, she was only 15.

It was her first time crying after Iron Man died in ‘Avengers: Endgame’. She was definitely emotional, crying right at the moment she won.

“I know [my parents] are super happy, my dad was just jumping up every time I won a point. I’m just so happy and blessed that they really just spent all their time on me and my brothers and making sure that we’re successful,” Gauff spoke after the match.

Emotional Gauff cried the first time after Iron Man in ‘Avengers: Endgame’.

15-year-old Coco Gauff won the Wimbledon against Venus Williams with 6-4 6-4.

Gauff is the youngest girl ever to have participated in the tournament since half a century ago, posing as the wild card for this year’s Wimbledon. She scored 6-4 6-4 against the legend and gained her first title as the Grand Slam winner.

Video of Gauff who won the match against Venus Williams by a spectator.

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Venus Williams, 39, has become Grand Slam winner seven times, four of which happened before Gauff was even born.

Gauff’s family and coach were ecstatic every time she scored.

Corey, Gauff’s father, gave his full support to his daughter.

Post-match: Venus congratulated Gauff who thanked Venus for everything she did.

Venus Williams, her ‘hero’, won her first Wimbledon title in 2000, four years before Gauff was born. Meanwhile Gauff had a world ranking of 301 when she was allowed to participate in the Grand Slam match as a wildcard.

Gauff talks about the post-match conversation she had, “Venus told me congratulations and keep going, she said good luck and I told her thanks for everything she did. I wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for her – I told her she was so inspiring and I’ve always wanted to tell her that but I’ve never had the guts to before.”

After winning, Gauff was seen crying.

“Honestly, I don’t really know how to feel. This was definitely the first time I ever cried after winning a match. I don’t even know how to explain how I feel. I had to tell myself to stay calm, I’d never played on a court so big. I had to remind myself that the lines are the same size.”

To stay calm, Gauff has a playlist of Jaden, Kendrick Lamar and Miss Mulatto songs that she listens to before stepping on the court.

Gauff broke down in tears when she finally won the Grand Slam match.

The wild card of the tournament gave credits to her family who has been so supportive for her.

Williams, in her match today, won her first Wimbledon title in 2000 and the last in 2008.

Coco Gauff, a 15-year-old wildcard, won with 6-4 6-4 against Williams.

The crowd stood to gave a roaring applause to the winning girl.

Gauff has been focusing on tennis and look up to the Williams sisters, turning them into her role models.

Gauff is the youngest since 50 years ago to be allowed into the Wimbledon qualifying match.

Gauff’s world ranking was 301 at the start of this year’s championship.

The talented girl has a top speed of serving at 122 mph. Only two other people served above the 120 mph in last year’s Wimbledon’s single women: Venus and Serena.

“My first U.S. Open I went to when I was eight we saw a Venus match. I got her autograph, I was so happy.”

“I wouldn’t say everything is modeled around her but if you watch me play you definitely see little bits of Serena.”

“I want to be the best of all time — better than Serena.”

Corey pointing to his daughter, Coco, as he was ecstatic for her winning.

Forbes predicts that the 15-year-old winner is set to earn $1million (£800,000) from endorsements for this year alone.

Gauff was already one of the fastest server among female players.

In the pursuit of her tennis career, she has been moving from Atlanta, Georgia, to Florida.

She felt overwhelmed by the massive match, but managed to stay calm and won against Williams.

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