GAUFF REACHES SEMIS

Edmonton Sun - - SPORTS -

Coco Gauff up­set World No. 8 and top tour­na­ment seed Kiki Bertens 7-6 (1), 6-4 on Fri­day at the up­per aus­tria Ladies Linz, send­ing the 15-year-old to her ca­reer-first Wta semi­fi­nal.

the win over bertens, of the Nether­lands, also was her first-ever over a top-10 op­po­nent. the young amer­i­can lost in the qual­i­fy­ing round last week­end and made it into the main draw only as a lucky loser.

Gauff will meet Ger­man An­drea Petkovic in Satur­day’s semi­fi­nal. Petkovic beat Slo­vakian Vik­to­ria Kuz­mova 6-4, 6-1 in one of four quar­ter­fi­nals played Fri­day.

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