SportsPulse: Coco Gauff rocked the tennis world with a strong showing at Wimbledon, but now she heads into the U.S. Open with big expectations. USA TODAY
continued to build on her Wimbledon success, advancing past Hungary’s Timea Babos 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 Thursday night to reach the third round of the US Open.
She’ll face defending champion Naomi Osaka on Saturday in one of the highly anticipated early matches of the season’s final Grand Slam tournament.
Gauff, 15, in the first round after losing the first set. But she took control early in the second round against Babos, who’s better known for her doubles play.
Gauff, who intrigued the tennis world by reaching the