Gauff enjoys big stage in victory over Buzarnescu


Coco Gauff is looking right at home on Wimbledon's Centre Court, and playing like she's fully intent on being back there a few more times this year.

The French Open runner-up beat Mihaela Buzarnescu 6-2, 6-3 to reach the third round at the grass-court Grand Slam, where she made her breakthrough as a 15-year-old in 2019 by reaching the fourth round. That made her an instant favorite on Centre Court, and the 18-year-old American said she is getting used to the venue by now. She also reached the fourth round at Wimbledon last year.

"I think that was the first time I walked on Centre Court and wasn't nervous," Gauff said. "I don't know if that's experience."

Gauff will face Amanda Anisimova in the third round.

Gauff enjoys big stage in victory over Buzarnescu
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