Coco Gauff of Delray Beach gets US Open wild-card entry

Posted: 11:13 AM, Aug 13, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-13 11:15:30-04

Coco Gauff has received a wild-card entry for the U.S. Open's main draw.

It will be the second Grand Slam tournament for the 15-year-old from Florida.

She made a magical run to the fourth round at Wimbledon last month after getting a wild card into the qualifying rounds there.

Gauff became the youngest player to qualify for Wimbledon, upset five-time champion Venus Williams in the first round and wound up losing to eventual title winner Simona Halep.

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The U.S. Tennis Association announced its wild cards Tuesday.

The year's last major tennis tournament begins Aug. 26.