15 Year-Old Atlanta Native Cori Gauff Defeats Venus Williams at Wimbledon

By Courtney Martinez, WSBTV

Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff had already made history as the youngest player to ever qualify for Wimbledon.

Today, she can add another milestone to her list with a first round victory in London. Gauff, who was born in Atlanta, defeated one of her idols Venus Williams Monday.

The 15-year-old advanced past the 5-time Wimbledon champion Williams in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4.

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