rss
0

Coco Gauff beats Jelena Ostapenko to claim first WTA title aged 15

• Teenager wins Upper Austria Ladies Open final 6-3, 1-6, 6-2
• Gauff triumphs in tournament she qualified for as lucky loser

Fifteen-year-old Coco Gauff continued her extraordinary breakthrough year by defeating Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 to win her first WTA title at the Upper Austria Ladies Open in Linz.

Gauff’s victory topped off another remarkable week in her young career after she was initially bounced out of the tournament in the second round of qualifying by No 130 Tamara Korpatsch. It was not until moments before play on Tuesday that her fortunes changed as a withdrawal by Maria Sakkari offered her a place in the first round as a lucky loser.

Continue reading...

About the Author

Comments are closed.