FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff has received a wild-card entry for the U.S. Open’s main draw.
It will be the second Grand Slam tournament for the 15-year-old from Delray Beach.READ MORE: Attorney: Parkland School Gunman Nikolas Cruz To Plead Guilty To Massacre
She made a magical run to the fourth round at Wimbledon last month after getting a wild card into the qualifying rounds there.READ MORE: Parkland Survivor David Hogg On Potential Guilty Plea: 'It's Horrific That Our Community Has To Continue Going Through This'
Gauff became the youngest player to qualify for Wimbledon, upset five-time champion Venus Williams in the first round and wound up losing to eventual title winner Simona Halep.
The U.S. Tennis Association announced its wild cards Tuesday.MORE NEWS: Nikolas Cruz Pleads Guilty In BSO Jail Guard Attack
The year’s last major tennis tournament begins Aug. 26.