Gauff Extends Her Winning Streak To Seven Matches To Advance At Australian Open

Gauff Extends Her Winning Streak To Seven Matches To Advance At Australian Open

by Erik Virostko

Coco Gauff has been playing really well in 2024, starting the season with seven consecutive wins, already reaching the third round of the Australian Open.

Such a good start to the season is nothing new for the teenage American. Already last year, she managed to win eight consecutive matches after winning the title in Auckland, and then making it to the fourth round in Melbourne.

This year, the 2023 US Open champion will want to take it a few steps further, and she's on the right track so far, beating yet another opponent without ever worrying about the result.

In the second round of the 2024 Australian Open, the 19-year-old took on fellow compatriot Caroline Dolehide, and once again she had a great start into the match, jumping out into a 3-0 lead, which she maintained to lead also 4-1.

However, she then lost her serve in one of the longest games of the match, and after Dolehide added yet another break, she was serving for the first set at 6-5.

But Gauff stayed calm and never panicked. She recovered the break and forced the set into a tie-break, which she dominated from start to finish, winning it 7-2 and taking the first set of the match.

After the first set win, the second set was a piece of cake for Gauff. She was great on her serve and even better on the return, and thanks to two breaks of serve, she won the set comfortably 6-2.

It was a simple win for Gauff in an hour and 44 minutes 7-6(2), 6-2, setting up a third-round clash with in-form Alycia Parks, who outplayed the 32nd-seeded Leylah Fernandez. The American si one of the more dangerous players, but she has to find her top form to challenge Gauff.

Coco Gauff vs Caroline Dolehide Match Stats:

Coco Gauff Caroline Dolehide
3 Aces 1
4 Double Faults 2
62% First Serve % 71%
79% (38/48) Points Won After First Serve % 62% (29/47)
38% (11/29) Points Won After Second Serve % 32% (6/19)
57% (4/7) Break Point Conversion 25% (2/8)
20 Winners 17
26 Unforced Errors 41


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