#sports Coco Gauff says she 'has a lot to be proud of' after exiting the US Open at the quarterfinal stage

#sports Coco Gauff says she ‘has a lot to be proud of’ after exiting the US Open at the quarterfinal stage

#sports activities Coco Gauff says she ‘has a lot to be proud of’ after exiting the US Open at the quarterfinal stage

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Coco Gauff says she ‘has a lot to be proud of’ after exiting the US Open at the quarterfinal stage however the 18-year-old admits ‘I did not play at the stage I wanted to’ in Caroline Garcia defeat

  • Coco Gauff misplaced Tuesday however achieved the finest Open run of her profession
  • Gauff was handily beat 3-6, 4-6 by Caroline Garcia after falling behind early
  • Garcia will now play in a Grand Slam semifinal for the first time in her profession 

Coco Gauff bowed out of the US Open Tuesday with a 3-6, 4-6 loss to Caroline Garcia, however the teenager’s quarterfinal run was nonetheless the better of her profession in New York.

Gauff received 4 matches earlier than falling to Garcia, together with a third spherical match to No. 20 seed (and fellow American) Madison Keys, and exceeded her personal expectations after retiring in the first spherical of the Cincinnati Open due to damage earlier in the month.

‘After everything that happened in Cincinnati… I didn’t assume it was gonna be that good of a event for me,’ the 18-year-old mentioned after Tuesday’s match.

Coco Gauff achieved her best-ever Open run despite losing to Caroline Garcia

Coco Gauff achieved her best-ever Open run regardless of dropping to Caroline Garcia

‘So I believe it was good how I used to be ready to bounce again, and I actually proved to myself mentally that I can come out of those powerful conditions and do it. ‘

‘And first quarterfinal too, at the US Open, and so there’s a lot to be proud of. But like I mentioned, positively disenchanted, however I believe it makes me wanna work even more durable and I really feel like I do know what I’ve to do.’

Gauff was totally outplayed by Garcia, who raced out to a 4-0 first-set lead and by no means regarded again.

Gauff started the match in a 0-4 hole and never truly recovered

Gauff began the match in a 0-4 gap and by no means really recovered

Garcia will now play in the first Grand Slam semifinal of her career

Garcia will now play in the first Grand Slam semifinal of her profession

The American had 24 unforced errors in the match, and was solely ready to break Garcia on one event.

‘Her level was great, and I knew it was gonna be great coming in,’ Gauff said. 

‘And I feel like I didn’t play at the stage that I wanted to, to come out with a win in the present day.’

Gauff had received the two earlier conferences between her and Garcia, who will now play in a Grand Slam semifinal for the first time in her profession.

‘[From] the earlier instances I performed her, I’d positively say she’s putting the ball significantly better,’ Gauff mentioned. 

‘So kudos to her and her workforce as a result of I believe she’s gotten a lot higher since the final time I performed her.’

Garcia will play No. 5 seed Ons Jabeur – additionally a first-time Open semifinalist – on Thursday for a spot in the closing. 

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