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Seven facts about Coco Gauff, the schoolgirl who beat Venus Williams

The rising star became the youngest player ever to qualify for Wimbledon in the Open Era

Zola Zingithwa

There’s a new rising star at the Grand Slams, and her name is Cori “Coco” Gauff.

The 15-year-old tennis player might be ranked just 313 in the world according to the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA), but she’s proving to be one to watch – she recently beat her idol, legendary Venus Williams, in her Wimbledon debut.

Here are seven things to know about her:..

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