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Teenage Cori Gauff's Wimbledon fairy-tale continues

Cori Gauff's parents are keeping her feet firmly on the ground after her heroics in the first week at Wimbledon.

A dramatic comeback win against Polona Hercog yesterday followed on from the 15-year-old dumping five-time champion Venus Williams and Magdalena Rybárikova out of the competition.

Gauff came from a set down and survived two match points to defeat Hercog in a three-set thriller on centre-court.

Cori says she was glad to get through her latest battle.

"Right now I’m just relieved that it’s over, she was playing unbelievable. I always knew that I could come back, whatever the score is. I just really went for my shots and I’m just happy that slice down the line went in.”

"The crowd was amazing, even when I was down a match point they kept cheering me on.

"It was my first match on Centre Court, Court One is my court but maybe Centre can be as well."

“So when I was walking on the court, I kind of wasn’t nervous, but I was just like, wow, I’m really on Centre Court – one of the most sacred courts in the world. When I was down 5-2, I was just like, I can fight back. I just need to hold serve, break, then we’ll see what happens from there.”

Even if the world number 273, who is the youngest ever player to feature in a main draw at SW19, loses against the 2018 French Open champion Simona Halep in round-four, she'll take home prize money of £176,000.

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