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15-year-old Cori Gauff downs Venus Williams at Wimbledon

(CNN)She wasn't even born by the time Venus Williams had won four grand slams, but 15-year-old American Cori Gauff downed the five-time Wimbledon champion on her debut in the tournament Monday.Gauff, nicknamed "Coco," is the youngest player in the Open era to advance through qualifying to reach Wimbledon's main draw, but she wasn't content to stop there and beat the 39-year-old Williams, one of her biggest idols, 6-4 6-4 in their first-round clash at the All England Club.Made for the big stage ✨@CocoGauff becomes the youngest player since 1991 to win in the first round of the ladies' singles, beating Venus Williams 6-4, 6-4#Wimbledon pic.twitter.com/hfgcQGdZtq— Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) July 1, 2019 "I don't really know how to feel, this ...