Young Tennis Star – level 1
Cori ‘CoCo’ Gauff is a young tennis player. She is very talented. She wins the U.S. Open Junior Final. She is 13. She wins the French Open Junior title. She is 14.
This year, she plays at Wimbledon. This is her first time there. She plays against Venus Williams. Gauff beats Williams 6-4, 6-4. The tennis world is stunned.
Gauff talks to Williams after the match. She thanks Williams because she was her idol. Williams congratulates her and tells her to ‘keep going’.
Difficult words: stunned (shocked, amazed), was (past of ‘is’), idol (the person which you want to be).
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