Coco wins U.S. Open

September 10, 2023
Tennis ball on a tennis court

“Honestly, thank you to those who didn’t believe in. Those who thought (you were) putting water on my fire, you were really adding gas to it and now I’m really burning so bright right now.

19 year-old tennis phenom Coco Gauff who becomes one of the youngest people to win the women’s U.S. Open

Why It Matters: Coco is "is the first American teenager to win the country’s major tennis tournament since Serena Williams in 1999."

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Coco Gauff wins the US Open for her first Grand Slam title at age 19 by defeating Aryna Sabalenka

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