Coco Gauff upends top seed to become youngest WTA semi-finalist in 15 years

  • Gauff, 15, wins 7-6 (1), 6-4 over top-seeded Kiki Bertens in Linz
  • Lucky loser scores first ever win over opponent ranked in top 10
  • American set to debut in top 100 in next week’s WTA rankings

Coco Gauff claimed her first top-10 scalp to reach the semi-finals of the Upper Austria Ladies Linz.

The 15-year-old American needed a lucky loser spot to get into the main draw but has taken her opportunity superbly, and a 7-6 (1) 6-4 victory over world No 8 Kiki Bertens gave her the biggest win by ranking of her fledgling career.

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