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Coco Gauff upsets 9th seed to start French Open

Coco Gauff notched yet another impressive Grand Slam match win, taking out ninth seed Jo Konta in her French Open main draw debut on Sunday.

Gauff, a 16-year-old American, upset the Brit Konta, a 2019 French Open semifinalist, 6-3, 6-3 on the first day of play at Roland Garros despite committing 12 double faults. Konta committed 41 unforced errors to 22 winners.

The clay-court Slam was postponed from May due to the coronavirus pandemic, is being held with temperatures in the 50s and has limited spectators to 1,000 per day.

Gauff, the 2018 French Open junior champion, gets Italian qualifier Martina Trevisan in the second round.