Error-strewn Gauff stunned by China's Wang at Australian Open

Error-strewn Gauff stunned by China's Wang at Australian Open

17/1/2022 10:57:00 AM

Error-strewn Gauff stunned by China's Wang at Australian Open

MELBOURNE: American 18th seed Coco Gauff was dumped out of the Australian Open first round on Monday in a blaze of unforced errors, losing 6-4, 6-2 to China\u0027s Wang Qiang in a huge upset. Gauff, the youngest player in the draw at 17, was dominated by the world number 110 in just 73 minutes of action on Marg

MELBOURNE: American 18th seed Coco Gauff was dumped out of the Australian Open first round on Monday in a blaze of unforced errors, losing 6-4, 6-2 to China's Wang Qiang in a huge upset.Gauff, the youngest player in the draw at 17, was dominated by the world number 110 in just 73 minutes of action on Margaret Court Arena.

Gauff's only bright spot in a one-sided second set came as she saved four match points from 5-0 down.She was comprehensively beaten by Wang for the first time in three meetings between the pair, melting down to make 38 unforced errors."You know I lost two times against her last year so I just tried my best to focus on court," said Wang.

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Wang’s backhand in this match reminds me of Li Na. Wish her all the best!