Coco Gauff set to play Jelena Ostapenko at US Open 23

Gauff beat German qualifier Laura Siegemund in a close match to start her New York season

(Tennis news) Gauff beat German qualifier Laura Siegemund in the opening match of her New York season. She increased her level and picked up speed as the situation developed. In order to advance to the quarterfinals, the 19-year-old defeated Caroline Wozniacki, Elise Mertens, and Mirra Andreeva. She defeated Caroline Wozniacki, a seasoned player from Denmark, in three sets, 6-3, 3-6, and 6-1.

The Lativian has thus far had a remarkable US Open, with each of her bouts lasting the whole time. On her journey to the fourth round, when she stunned the incumbent champion Iga Swiatek, she defeated Jasmine Paolini, Elena Avanesyan, and Bernarda Pera. Ostapenko defeated the world’s top player in three sets, 3-6, 6-3, 6-1.


The overall record between Gauff and Ostapenko is 1-1. In their most recent encounter at the 2023 Australian Open, the Latvian defeated Gauff in straight sets, 7-5, 6-3.


This game is a must-watch because both players have displayed their immense talent all year. The American phenomenon Gauff has made a big impression this season. This year’s major tour has allowed her to prove her mettle, and it has been extremely successful for her. The key to her success has been her offensive game, which she pairs with excellent court coverage. Against Ostapenko, the youthful player’s capacity to control play from the baseline and unleash powerful groundstrokes will be crucial.

On the other hand, Ostapenko’s 66.6% win record this season has demonstrated her promise. She is well-known for her brave and combative demeanour and for having a strong game that can worry any opponent.

She is a risky opponent due to her powerful groundstrokes, especially off the forehand side. With her forceful shot-making, the Lativian might be able to disrupt Gauff’s rhythm, which could be a crucial strategy in this match. 

With 15 victories in her last 17 matches on the main tour, the sixth seed currently has a great run of form. In order to beat the 20th seed and reach the final four, she should be able to.

Coco Gauff to win in 3 sets.

Also read: Novak Djokovic set to play Taylor Fritz at US Open 23


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