The year-old qualified for the main draw of the tournament after dispatching Hiroko Kuwatain the qualifying round on Sunday in just 65 minutes. Gauff became tennis's new sensation earlier this month, when she reached the round of 16 at Wimbledon, beating Venus Williams in the first round. Ranked th in the world before Wimbledon, Gauff climbed to rd in the world after her run at the All England Club and will be looking to continue her meteoric rise this week. I'm glad I was able to come and get a feel for how it is playing on site here. Her performances in South West London made her the youngest woman to reach the second week at the tournament since Jennifer Capriati did it in
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The first-round winners progress to the second round of qualifying on the Wednesday and Thursday.
The final round of qualifying takes place on Friday with the qualifiers entered into round one of the main tournament. Rounds two and three also take two days each to complete. The world number one could go on to face Roger Federer in the semi-finals, as the swiss is likely to be drawn in the second quarter.
Dominic Thiem should be the top seed in the third quarter and the world number four could have trouble from former US Open finalist Kei Nishikori and recent Wimbledon semi-finalist Roberto Bautista-Agut. Three-time US Open champion and world number two Rafa Nadal should be the main attraction in the fourth quarter.
The rapidly improving Greek player Stefanos Tsitsipas could be his biggest threat. That could set up an interesting semi-final clash with world number one Ashleigh Barty.
The winner in , , and , he looks to have the easiest route to the final, with Djokovic and Federer possibly facing an exhausting semi-final against each other. Having not won the US Open for five years, she is a bet to avoid.
World number one Ashleigh Barty is fancied to build on her US Open doubles win in and claim her second singles slam of the year.
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