Coco Gauff, the young American tennis star, is making strides in her tennis career. Additionally, the 16-year-old Gauff jumped into the top 50 players in the world for the second time. Besides, she is currently in the 47th position, making a jump of 8 places from her previous 55.
However, this is an even more remarkable achievement than it seems. Additionally, this is the joint-highest jump in the rankings up to the top 100 for the 16-year old teenage sensation. Moreover, it is also the highest position at which she has been until now.
This has come after her fantastic performance in Ostrava, which took place the previous week. Gauff was able to storm past her opponents from the qualifying. And she went on to play till the last-16 of the event.
However, her winning run ended in the last-16 of the tournament. Additionally, she lost to Sabalenka, who became the eventual winner of the tournament.
Coco Gauff Is Making And Breaking Old Records
However, the match was really close and Coco Gauff nearly defeated her strong opponent. Besides, Gauff was also the first player in 10 years or more to enter the top 50 at the age of 15-years. Additionally, she achieved this feat earlier this year. Such achievements are proof that the young American star is a fantastic player with excellent skills.
After being in the top 50, the American had some disappointment due to which she slipped below the top 50 rankings. The rise of Gauff was also affected by the pandemic of COVID-19, wherein she had to miss some crucial points in the rankings.
However, now when the game is in continuity, Gauff has proven to everyone that she is not going anywhere anytime soon. And that she still has a lot to play. Besides, letting tennis fans know that she will be fighting for her tennis court position.