Coco Gauff Eliminated in French Open Quarterfinals

For the first time in the Open era, all four women’s singles semifinalists have reached this stage for the first time at a Grand Slam tournament.

PARIS — It was the first Grand Slam singles quarterfinal match for both Coco Gauff and Barbora Krejcikova and, frankly, you could tell.

There were tight groundstrokes into the net, errant service tosses and double faults, openings that remained closed and rapid reversals of fortune.

To summarize, there was tension in the sunlight as fans — remember those? — shouted “Allez Coco!” in the Philippe Chatrier Court from the top tier, finally open to spectators at this year’s French Open.

Gauff, the American 17-year-old, received the majority

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