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15-year-old knocks out five-time champion Venus Williams at Wimbledon

15-year-old knocks out five-time champion Venus Williams at Wimbledon

The young American tennis player Cori Gauff, 15, eliminated her veteran compatriot Venus Williams, a five-time champion, in the first round of the British tournament at Wimbledon.

Gauff, who, thanks to an invitation from the tournament, qualified last week to play on London grass while taking some of his high school exams away from home, beat Williams, 39, world number 44, by a double 6-4. .

The American prodigy had already made history by becoming the youngest player ever to make the main draw at Wimbledon.

«It is perhaps the first time that I cry after having won a match. I did not think this would happen, “said the young player, ranked 301st.

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When Gauff was born, Venus Williams had already won two of her five trophies at Wimbledon. AFP

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