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Teenage sensation Gauff reaches first Grand Slam Quarterfinals

Williams fails to dazzle on the big stage again

17-year-old American tennis star Coco Gauff became the youngest woman to advance to the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam event in 15 years after she defeated Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur in straight sets 6-3 6-1 to book her place in the last eight of the tournament. The teenager ranked 24th in the world will face Barbora Krejcikova in the quarterfinals of the tournament as she aims to make her way into the semifinals of the tournament.

Serena Williams was stunned by 21st seedd Elena Rybakina in straight sets 6-3 7-5 as she was sent packing from the French Open at the fourth round. Rybakina will now face Russia’s 31st seeded Anastasia Pavluychenkova in the quarterfinals of the tournament. Williams has failed to win a 24th grand slam since returning from childbirth.

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