Coco Gauff vs Sloane Stephens US Open 2021: Teenager Gauff knocked out as Stephens claims monumental win

Coco Gauff vs Sloane Stephens US Open 2021: Teenager Gauff knocked out as Stephens claims monumental win
Coco Gauff vs Sloane Stephens US Open 2021: Teenager Gauff knocked out as Stephens claims monumental win

Coco Gauff vs Sloane Stephens US Open 2021: Teenager Gauff knocked out as Stephens claims monumental win – Sloane Stephens pulled off a huge upset as she knocked teenage sensation Coco Gauff in the second round of the US Open with a 6-4, 6-2 win. The dup contested evenly before Stephens clinched a vital break after Gauff’s double fault. The 28-year-old did not look back and just motored along to a victory, sealing her place in the third round. Stephens dominated from the baseline as her 17-year-old opponent struggled to match up, in what will be a disappointing loss for the World No.23 and the 17th seed at the US Open 2021.

Stephens meanwhile is ranked 66 and will be looking to make the most of her run and return to the glory days, when he had won the US Open in 2017. From 4-all at the outset, the 28-year-old claimed eight of the remaining 10 games in a 66-minute rout, consisting of excellent serves and stinging forehand play. Sloane played a total of eight forehand winners and acknowledged that it was a key proponent of her win.”The forehand was key today,” Stephens said after the match. “I wanted to come out here and really execute and play my game.”

Stephens will now face the winner of the matchup between three-time Slam champ Angelique Kerber against Anhelina Kalinina. The clash was scheduled to be played on Wednesday, but was postponed for at least another day following bad weather amidst a tornado warning in the region.

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  • Coco Gauff has a win-loss ratio of 15:8 in 2021 hardcourt events. On the other hand, Stephens has lost twice than her victory 4:8 win-loss ratio.
  • Gauff is currently World No.23 while Sloane Stephens is ranked 66 in the world.
  • The two players will meet each other for the first time in their tennis careers.

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