‘Idk What Show I’m on at This Point’ – Cori Gauff Shares a Hilarious Moment From Her French Open Stumble

Published 05/26/2022, 7:02 AM EDT
Aug 30, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Coco Gauff of the United States hits to Magda Linette of Poland on day one of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports

The 2018 Junior French Open singles champion Cori Gauff is one of the upcoming young tennis players. The 18 years old is currently ranked 15th in WTA rankings. Doing so in only four years is definitely commendable.

Currently featuring in the ongoing French Open. The 18 years old played brilliantly to win her second-round game against Belgian Alison Van Uytvanck. 6-1, 7-6(4). Although the Belgian gave tough competition in the second set. The American was able to move past her opponent to clinch the match.

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However, after her brilliant victory, the American tennis star shared some funny pictures from her match on her Instagram story.

Cori Gauff Makes a Funny Comment on Her Pictures From the Match

Sharing a few pictures from her recently concluded match, where Gauff had fallen down on the court in the course of play. In a funny caption, she wrote she is not sure she is playing tennis or featuring in the game show ‘Wipeout.

“Am I on @tennischannel or @wipeout Idk what show I’m on at this point.” She wroteAdding to that, she hoped that the rest of her clay season goes without falling on the ground again. “Hopefully, I can finish this clay szn without eating s**t again.” She added.

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Although the 18-year-old fell a few times in the game, she made sure to not let the game fall out of her hands. By far the American has had an average clay season this year. However, she has looked brilliant in the two games that she played in the Roland Garros.

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Gauff Is Next Up Against Kaia Kanepi

Cori Gauff will face a stern third-round challenge against Kaia Kanepi of Estonia. The former world number 15 Kanepi made it to the third round after defeating Beatriz Haddad Maia in straight sets. Looking at their head-to-head records, the two have played only once against each other. And the American came out victorious in that game.

Also, the difference between the age of the two is huge. However, the 18-year-old will not take the challenge against the veteran tennis player lightly, as the Estonian is known as the upset artist.

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Certainly, it will be a tough task for the American to move past Kanepi and it will be interesting to see what she offers in tomorrow’s game.

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Gaurav Verma

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Gaurav Verma is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. He has post graduate diploma in management from IILM Graduate School of Management and a BBA degree from Bangalore University. He has 1-year of experience in the banking sector.

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