Gauff Sets Up Osaka Clash

Jonathan Grant | August 30th, 2019

Coco Gauff has been nothing short of fascinating to watch since bursting onto the world tennis scene a couple of months ago, and she’s making the US Open must-see TV as well.

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On Thursday night, she took on Hungarian Timea Babos in the second round, and as usual, she electrified the crowd, setting up a juicy match up with defending champion Naomi Osaka in the process. It was not easy, however, as she won the first set 6-2, dropped the second 6-4, and then held her nerve to win the third 6-4 and move on.

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