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Coco Gauff wins in her US Open main draw debut

(CNN)Could Coco Gauff match -- or better -- her magical Wimbledon run?The 15-year-old American has that opportunity after rallying to defeat 18-year-old Russian Anastasia Potapova, 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 in the first round of the US Open."I think I gave (my parents) a heart attack," Gauff said on court to ESPN after the win. "Especially my mom. My dad, he looks a little bit tired over there, too."It had been five years since a player won a main draw match at the US Open prior to their 16th birthday; the last player to do it was CiCi Bellis.Gauff, the youngest player in the draw, trailed by a set and a break. But she fought back -- and igniting the crowd at Louis Armstrong Stadium while doing it. Gauff had 4-1 lead in the third set, but following a ...