Angelique Kerber on Cori Gauff: "I see the fire in her!"



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Angelique Kerber on Cori Gauff: "I see the fire in her!"

Angelique Kerber and Cori Gauff will compete in a stellar match in the 4th round of Wimbledon 2021. The German defeated Aliaksandra Sasnovich: despite the painful start, Kerber, finding herself down 4-0, then lost the first set 6-2.

But the German, after a suspension due to rain, entered the field with a completely different attitude. Angie did not concede anything, playing almost perfectly with her forehand and also facilitated by the many mistakes of Sasnovich, then closing the challenge recovering the first set of disadvantage and triumphing in three sets.

Gauff overtook Kaja Juvan with a double 6-3. After Cori went on the score of 4-0, Juvan finally began to express himself a good tennis, also obtaining two consecutive break-points, but in turn suffering a break and losing the first set.

Angelique Kerber on the challenge with Cori Gauff: "I see the fire in her!"

In the second set, Gauff canceled with two balls of the immediate counter-break, after having obtained a break-point herself. From there the young American star showed great technical and physical skills, reaching for the second time the fourth round on the lawns of the All England Club, a tournament that she will surely win in the near future.

Regarding the Manic Monday challenge against Cori Gauff, Kerber talked about it in the press conference, praised her rival. She said: "Cori is playing well and can be very dangerous, especially on grass-court. I see the fire in her.

She always gives her all in every single game. On the one hand the experience is to my advantage, but it will be a tough match and I'll have to play my best tennis." The one between the German already winner here in 2018 and the young tennis player from Stuttini is certainly the most awaited challenge of the men's singles round of 16.

In the other matches, the young British player born in 2021 Emma Raducanu beat Romanian Sorana Cirstea qualifing for the second week of Wimbledon 2021, showing fantastic and incredible tennis and running as an outsider in the tournament.

Raducanu, of Chinese and Romanian origins, she is driving all British fans crazy, and in the second week on the Curch Road courts, she will face Ajla Tomljanovic. Paula Badosa eliminates Magda Linette by 5-7 6-2 6-4. Ajla Tomljanovic qualifies for the round of 16 by beating Jelena Ostapenko 4-6 6-4 6-2. Karolina Muchova eliminates Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 7-5 6-3.