Coco Gauff joins Victoria Azarenka, Simona Halep to equal unique record at Madrid Open

Friday, 26 April 2024 at 10:40
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America’s young tennis star Coco Gauff produced an absolute masterclass in the Madrid Open. The 20-year-old is often regarded as one of the most highly-rated players currently playing in the women’s tennis in the singles category.
In the ongoing Madrid Open, Gauff produced an absolute masterclass as she defeated the Netherlands’ Arantxa Rus in the round of 64 in straight sets, that too without losing a single game with a score of 6-0, 6-0. The match just last 51 minutes where the reigning world number three where she registered as many as 14 winners, 12 more than her opponent on the day. While doing so, Gauff became only the third player after Victoria Azarenka and Simona Halep to win a contest without losing a single game in the history of Madrid Open.
Talking after the match, the Florida-born joked how she wanted to clear the court as the fans were eager to watch Spain’s Rafael Nadal in action. “I know everyone’s here to see Rafa so I was just trying to get off the court for you guys!” said Gauff. “I’m happy to be back here in Madrid. I like the conditions here. It feels good to be outside; my last tournament was indoors, so it’s good to be back in the sun even though it’s a little bit cooler than normal.”

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