Coco Gauff is through to the second round of the Australian Open following a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Anna Karolina Schmiedlova. The 19-year-old U.S. Open champion needed exactly 60 minutes for the victory. Wimbledon champion Marketa Vondrousova is out after being beaten 6-1, 6-2 by Dayana Yastremska in the first round. Seventh-seeded Vondrousova had seven double faults as she was knocked out by the world No. 93-ranked player. In other play 19th-seeded Elina Svitolina advanced to the second round after beating Taylah Preston 6-2, 6-2. Naomi Osaka begins her campaign later in the day.
Gauff advances at Australian Open
Jan 15, 2024