WTA Abu Dhabi: Sakkari recovers to beat Gauff in straight sets, Muguruza next

Sakkari ousts Gauff to make Abu Dhabi round of 16

Despite troublesome serving and a sluggish start, Maria Sakkari (#9) recovered from 3-0 down early in the first set to emphatically overcome American teenager Cori Gauff in straight sets: 7-5, 6-2 – setting up a third-round WTA Abu Dhabi encounter vs. Garbine Muguruza (#5) tomorrow. Continue reading

US Open 2020: Anastasija Sevastova beats Cori Gauff in grinding three-set battle

Coco Gauff loses in the first round of the US Open | Metro News

Although she battled hard to get through two rounds in last year’s US Open, Cori Gauff’s aspirations for an even better run this summer have been curtailed on the opening day by an experienced opponent in Anastasija Sevastova – who overcame second set nerves to hold firm en route to a gritty three-set victory.

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