Basketball

Coco Gauff Sets Up Australian Open Showdown vs. Naomi Osaka

+ADw-p class+AD0AIg-subtitle+ACIAPg-Coco Gauff defeated Sorana Cirstea in three sets in the second round of the Australian Open early Wednesday morning.+ADw-/p+AD4APAAh— tml-version+AD0AIg-2+ACI –+AD4APA-p+AD4-MELBOURNE, Australia +IBQ Plenty was going badly for Coco Gauff in the second round of the Australian Open.+ADw-/p+AD4APA-p+AD4-The double-faults kept coming Wednesday, nine in all. The deficits, too: First, she dropped the opening set against 74th-ranked Sorana Cirstea. Then, after forcing a third, Gauff fell behind 3-0 by ceding 14 of 16 points with a series of mistakes. Later, after getting even at 3-all, Gauff was a mere two points from a loss.+ADw-/p+AD4APA-p+AD4-None of that mattered. As she keeps

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