American teenager Coco Gauff advanced to her first WTA final by beating Andrea Petkovic 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday at the Upper Austria Ladies in Linz.
The 15-year-old Gauff saved nine of 10 break points against her German opponent.
Gauff, who reached the fourth round at Wimbledon and third round at the U.S. Open, on Friday became the youngest woman to make the semifinals of a WTA tournament since Nicole Vaidisova, then 15, won Tashkent in 2004. Gauff did so with a straight-sets victory over the...
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