The young American tennis player Coco Gauff is slowly becoming the star of this year’s Wimbledon, winning everyone’s hearts with her great efforts and strong performances despite her age. The teenage rising star managed to beat the Slovenian Polona Hercog in a third round action, finishing with a result of 3-6, 7-6 and 7-5, stunning tennis fans all around the world.
Her victory became even greater because she managed to make a comeback from a match that she was losing. She lost the first set and was on her way to lose the second with 5-2, from which she managed to come back, taking the lead and winning the match.
After the match, Gauff said that she always knew that she could come back whatever the score was.
Gauff is currently just 15 years old which means that she is the youngest player who has ever qualified for Wimbledon and also the youngest tennis player that has reached last 32 since 1991. This has made her an audience favorite, enchanting them with her strong will to continue fighting against much more experienced and seasoned tennis players.
Next, Gauff will be facing Simona Halep.