Wimbledon 2019: Cori Gauff is ecstatic after knocking out the idol Venus Williams
LONDON: Cori Gauff it was not even a thought when Venus Williams He captured the 2003 Australian Open for his sixth Grand Slam victory.
On Monday, the 15-year-old qualifier quickly abandoned her Wimbledon idol with an impressive 6-4, 6-4 victory in Court 1.
And his reaction to what he had achieved was exactly what you would have expected.
I'm super shocked. I mean, I never expected this to happen. Obviously, I literally got the draw for my dreams, so I'm super happy to have it out today, Gauff, the junior US Open champion, said.
The Florida native bears a striking resemblance to Williams, with her tall, casual figure and attack style. In fact, Serena Williams She said, before the championships, that the teenager reminded her so much of her older sister.
It's not that the comparison intimidates her in any way.
Oh, yes, they definitely compare me a lot with Venus. The shape of our body is the same. We are both tall. Obviously we play in a similar way. But when I'm on the court, I feel like me. she said with confidence.
It is a credit for the young woman who showed no nerves and played a fluid game on the big stage: this was her first singles match in a Grand Slam.
I saw the stadium yesterday, but it was completely empty. I mean, it looks a lot bigger when there are people inside, said the naive Gauff.
For someone who is still finishing school and cried after seeing Iron Man When dying in 'End Game', she handled the game and the situation with composure and confidence.
In my science test, I got a B. Today I would get an A. Fortunately, in my next test I can get an A, said Gauff, who is currently ranked 313 on the WTA lists.