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15 Year Old Cori Gauff Gave Venus Williams A run For Her Money

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    I really wanted to call everyone's attention to this if they haven't seen it already. It's what I believe what competitive sports are all about. No fluff or puff if needed to express moments like these. 15 year old, Cori "Coco" Gauff, beat Venus Williams 6 to 4 in the first round of ladies singles at Wimbledon, which is a feat in itself. What I find the most notable to point out, Gauff honestly said that if it wasn't for Venus and her sister, she wouldn't be there in the first place. It's a sort of passing of the torch moment - an age old story of the childhood hero becoming the ultimate challenge to prove oneself to the rest of the world. This young lady played her heart out, and Venus truly made her earn every point for the win.

    I truly love it when magic like this happens. It almost makes you forget the corporate/political hoopla that we see so much of in sports these days. Can anyone else think of similar moments like these in other sports? It sort of reminds me of a much less violent version of the final fight scene between Glatt and Rhea in the movie Goon.

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    Yeah, I really enjoyed that moment across the net after the game. You can really tell there is a huge mutual respect between the two.
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    Wow thats crazy. I honestly didn't know 15 year olds could even compete in Wimbledon. Is there an age limit at all? Very impressive.
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    What a great story! At first I thought I read that Serena was bested and was shocked, but then I realized it was Venus who lost. That's not to diminish Gauff's win, but it would have been a truly historic defeat if she beat the other Williams sister.