Coco Gauff Enters Third Semi-Final After Defeating Amanda Anisimova, Sets Up Katerina Siniakova Clash at Emilia-Romagna Open 2021

Coco Gauff
Coco Gauff

Coco Gauff has been exhibiting her best tennis skills since the beginning of this season. As a result, the 17-year-old has now reached the third and second consecutive semifinal in 2021.

Following a semifinal run at the Italian Open, Gauff is competing at the WTA 250 event in Parma ahead of the French Open 2021. 

The No.3 seed American had a neck and neck match against Estonia veteran Kaia Kanepi in the opening round. Later on, she defeated fans favourite Camila Giorgi before reaching the fifth quarter-final this year in the Emilia-Romagna Open 2021.

To become the last-four in Parma, Coco Gauff faced No.5 seed Amanda Anisimova for the first time in her career. She took only an hour and 21-minute to power past her countrywoman in the straights(6-3, 6-3). 

Gauff fired four aces and won nearly 73% first-serve points in the compatriot encounter on Italy’s red dirt. Subsequently, a teenager from Florida reserved her third semifinal spot this season. Early, Guaff played semifinal at the Adelaide International and the Italian Open

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Coco Gauff Sets Up Katerina Siniakova Semifinal Clash at Emilia-Romagna Open 2021 

To reach the championship match place in Parma challenger, World No.30 Gauff will lock horns with World No.68 Katerina Siniakova. The 25-year-old from the Czech Republic advanced to the semifinal without dropping a single set as Coco. 

The unseeded Siniakova upset two seeded players in the previous rounds. Most notably, she thrashed the No.1 seed and 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams in straight sets.  

However, it will be the second time meeting between Coco Gauff and Katerina Siniakova. American leads the Czech 1-0 in their head-to-head series. At the 2020 Ostrava Open, Gauff bested Siniakova in straight sets(7-5, 6-4) in the Round of 32. 

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Published : 5:37 PM, Thu, 20 May 2021

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