Meet 15-year-old Cori Gauff, the youngest player ever to qualify for Wimbledon and the youngest player ever to win a match at Wimbledon.
Earlier Cori defeated her icon, five-time Wimbledon champion, 39-year-old Venus Williams, in one of the biggest opening day upsets in Wimbledon history. She defeated Venus 6-4, 6-4 in the first round. After defeating her icon she burst into tears.
Never in her wildest dreams did she ever think she’d play against the Williams sisters, let alone defeat one of them. A new star was revealed to the world today. There are so many life lessons in this wonderful story of Cori.
“I absolutely love tennis and I hope to go to Wimbledon later in the tournament this year or next year “- Cori Gauff.