Tennis player Coco Gauff takes first place grand slam Became the first American teenager to win the U.S. Open since Serena Williams in 1999.
Gauff, competing in the final of a major tournament for the second time in her career, recovered from a first-set loss to defeat world No. 2 Belarusian Sabalenka 2-6, 6-3, 6-2.
Despite the loss, Sabalenka took the lead in the women’s world, but she made headway quickly in the first set, breaking Gauff’s serve three times to win in dominant fashion.However, as crowds flooded into the stadium Arthur Ashe New York singer Gauff, singing “Vamos Coco,” raised her level in the second set and broke serve to force a decisive third set 6-3.
En route to the final, the 19-year-old lost her first set twice, once against Laura Sigmund in the first round and once against Elise in the third round. Mertens. With the victory, Coco became the third American teenager to win the event. US Open, joining Williams and Tracy Austin.She’s ready for third place ranking WTA singles and doubles with compatriot Jessica Pegula. Meanwhile, the Europeans will move to the top of the table despite the defeat. ranking World Association single, ending Iga Swiatek’s 75-week reign.