15-year-old beats Venus Williams to make Wimbledon history
Former Wimbledon champion Venus Williams has been beaten by a 15-year-old qualifier in one of the tournament’s greatest-ever upsets.
Cori Gauff – the youngest-ever player to compete at the All England Club in the Open era – overcame her famous opponent 6-4 6-4 on Court One.
Williams won four Grand Slams – including two Wimbledon titles – before Gauff was born, and has five Wimbledon titles in total.
Visibly emotional following her victory, Gauff said it was the “first time I have ever cried after winning a match”.
She told the BBC she had to “remind myself that the lines are the same lines, the courts are the same size”.
After every point, she told herself to “stay calm”.
Gauff made only eight unforced errors, compared to Williams’s 25, and her serve was broken only once……..read more
Source: Sky Sports