At the All England Club on Monday, history was made at the Wimbledon. A fifteen year old girl by the name of Cori Gauff.”It’s the first time I’ve cried after winning a match,” said Gauff.
Corey and Candi Gauff watch their daughter Cori play at Wimbledon Tennis Championships, Day 1, The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London, July 1.
Cori Gauff and Venus Williams shake hands after the win.
Cori, who is the youngest player in the Open Era to advance to Wimbledon is currently ranked no. 313 in the world and on Monday defeated Williams who is ranked at No. 44 in straight sets.
” It finally has clicked in with her that if you just take one point at a time, one stroke at a time, one game at a time and just focus, breathe, move around and everything will come together, said Candi Gauff. “and it just came together”.